Crackers And The Vet Ordeal

My little rat terrier mix Crackers has quite the attitude, so neither of us were thrilled that he had to go to the vet today for his yearly exam and vaccines plus a much-needed nail trim. I knew it would be an ordeal. I didn't know that he would literally be mad at me for… Continue reading Crackers And The Vet Ordeal

Adventures with Miles the 70-lb Jacked Russell

Miles is the first dog I've ever had that was actually mine rather than my parents'. I'm not terribly young (almost 35) but I worked long hours when I was single and didn't have time to properly care for a dog, so I didn't get one until my situation was right. My now-husband and I… Continue reading Adventures with Miles the 70-lb Jacked Russell

Dog Mom Life: Insomnia For The Greater Good

I love both of my dogs equally and they both present their own unique challenges. Since we adopted both very young, it's been an adventure that's as close as I'd ever like to come to raising actual toddlers. Crackers has been throwing a fit lately when I try to put him in his separate room… Continue reading Dog Mom Life: Insomnia For The Greater Good

Crackers And The Battle Of The Sweater

My 20-lb rat terrier mix Crackers can be the sweetest little pup in the world when he wants to be. He can also be a major asshole when he wants to be. When my husband and I adopted him, we thought we had this dog parenting thing figured out thanks to Miles the Jacked Russell.… Continue reading Crackers And The Battle Of The Sweater

I’ve Been Enduring Painful Medically Unnecessary Cramps For Years And It’s The Catholic Church’s Fault

I've been on hormonal birth control for 15 years and I successfully have zero kids. That's awesome, but I've always had a tough time with my periods. I don't go batshit crazy and try to literally kill people, but I get such bad cramps that I can barely function and I cry without even knowing… Continue reading I’ve Been Enduring Painful Medically Unnecessary Cramps For Years And It’s The Catholic Church’s Fault

Doing These 5 Things Doesn’t Make You Less Of A Feminist

In our society today, there seems to be a never-ending competition to be the most hardcore feminist or the most "woke" person. If you spend your entire life being mad at the whole world, you're some kind of hero, even if the constant negativity eats you up inside. Being any kind of happy or traditional… Continue reading Doing These 5 Things Doesn’t Make You Less Of A Feminist

An Update From Miles The Jacked Russell: Check Out My Cool New Toy!

Hi everyone! I haven't been able to tell you any stories lately because Mom has been too busy working to type them for me. I have so much to tell you! First, it got really cold and the rain turned into snow! Dad let me run around in the tennis court and chase my ball… Continue reading An Update From Miles The Jacked Russell: Check Out My Cool New Toy!