The cookie dough is all gone

Lieutenant Pumpkin has been missing for over a week now, and I have eaten all the cookie dough. I look for her every day, leave food out at night, put up flyers and talk to neighbors and call shelters and visit veterinarians and cry. I do a lot of moping. It's exhausting. I recognize myself falling …

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The question I didn’t know pool toys were the answer to

"Even when everything's going your way, you can still be sad. Or Anxious. Or uncomfortably numb. Because you can't always control your brain or your emotions even when things are perfect." Jenny Lawson in her new book, Furiously Happy My brain decided it was about time to remind me of this truth last week, even though I had …

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