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I'm Not Fat But My Clothes Are Tight

I’m Not Fat But My Clothes Are Tight

I’m fat. Okay, so I’m not fat but I’m heavier now, by almost ten pounds, than I was a year ago. And I liked my weight a year ago. Really liked it. But now my clothes are tight. And I know what has happened.
Haphazard Memories: Saks, Givenchy And My First Wedding

Haphazard Memories: Saks, Givenchy And My First Wedding

A few weeks before my first wedding, 18 years ago, I decided that I needed to have my makeup “done”. I was working in midtown Manhattan, at Crain’s New York Business, and our office wasn’t too far from the Saks Fifth Avenue. (You know, the one on Fifth Ave.) Normally, Saks wouldn't have been my go-to for...
Reaching 50 Without Any Chin Hairs

Reaching 50 Without Any Chin Hairs

I’m turning 47 soon. (No. No. No. It can’t be.) Thinking back on when I turned 40, I remember saying, “Oh, age is just a number. You’re only as old as you feel. Forty is the new thirty. Blah, blah, blah.” Fuck that. Forty-seven is old. Forty-seven is almost 50. And in the past year,...
My Neuroses Is Peaking (Packing For Jerusalem)

My Neuroses Is Peaking (Packing For Jerusalem)

Next week at this time, I’ll be deep in the Holy Land. (Next Week In Jerusalem.) And I’m starting to pack for my trip. Well, at least think about packing for my trip. Because this week, the last week of school for the kids, is going to fly by and I want to minimize my...
Conversations With My Husband: Mustache Edition

Conversations With My Husband: Mustache Edition

I love the mornings when my husband and I get to lie in bed and slowly wake up together. Mornings where I’m not jolted awake by my vibrating wrist watch. Or he’s not rushing to get to his restaurant because some crazy person wants chicken for a 50 person party at 10 am. The conversations...
Dirty Mommy (Really)

Dirty Mommy (Really)

Dirty Mommy: noun 1. Unshowered female parent. 2. Woman with child(ren) who covers up her unwashed, unruly hair with a baseball cap. 3. Parental being, with a vagina, who leaves the house with out washing her face, brushing her teeth or putting on make-up. Being a Dirty Mommy started a few days after my son...