I Don’t Know Who Needs to Hear This Right Now, But… BREATHE.

Sometimes, we hold on too tightly to expectations, either those of people we know or the ones we set for ourselves. If you have OCD, or, really, if you’re anyone who feels the need to control things or you’re simply anxious about something in particular in your life (e.g. whether or not you’re going to…

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Coo-Coo for Control: Why Your Bacon Needs to Accept that You Can’t Control Everything

My family gets a good chuckle from a particular memory of my potty training days. My mom would try to get me to go poo on the potty, but I refused. I liked them diapers, dammit. One day, she found me taking a squat in the corner of the front porch. Yup. Hence the invention…

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Take Care of Your Awesomeness: How to Self-Care Like a Bacon Boss

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but self-care is all the rage these days. (Yes, this is one of THOSE posts. It’s about to get all warm and fuzzy up in here!) Everyone has their own way of doing it, so of course I would too, duh.  Seriously though, similar to how actual bacon needs…

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#ThankfulThursday

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In Too Deep: My Compulsive Habit of Taking on Too Much Shit for My Bacon

Have you ever attempted to stick on fake nails, shave your legs, apply makeup, AND drive all at once? Yeah… Not my proudest moment. Ever since I could remember, I’ve had the compulsive habit of taking on far more responsibilities than my bacon could chew. Whenever anyone asked me for a favor or offered me…

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Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Misery: How Making Decisions Really Stresses Out Your Bacon

Back when I was in high school, I was a member of my church’s youth group. I remember attending a conference that all the youth groups in the diocese were invited to. It involved prayer, worship music, lectures, and small group talks on individual themes.  It could have been a real good time… had I…

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Pet Power: How Pets Can Smell Your Awesome, Guilt-Free Bacon

FULL DISCLOSURE: I am both a cat AND a dog person. I cannot choose one over the other. (Phew, glad I got that off my chest…) Okay, NOW story time… I was exiting a store the other day when I passed a large, caramel-colored dog (I don’t know breeds, sorry). He was gorgeous and majestic-looking.…

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Believe Them the First Time: How to Keep Toxic People Away From Your Bacon

“That was during my time in prison, after some gal accused me of raping her or whatever.” That’s what a 70-year-old man with a mullet and aviator sunglasses casually said to me once on homecoming weekend back during my freshman year in college. He said this while sitting across from me in the student lounge,…

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