5 Ridiculous Situations I Got Myself Into Because of Guilt

Guilt has quite the negative impact on your Bacon brain cells, let me tell ya. I’ve already mentioned throughout many of my posts some of the stupid scenarios that were caused by my feeling guilty. When you veer towards guilt, you move in the OPPOSITE direction of your Bacon (i.e. your true, unadulterated-by-guilt self). There…

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Amped-Up Anxiety: When a Crisis Has Your Bacon All Out of Whack

I’ve been in flippin’ fantastic Baconator status for a long while now. I was meditating and journaling every day, I was thinking positive thoughts, I had just started seeing this really nice guy, I finally had my finances (somewhat) in order, and I was feeling sexy as shit.  Enter the coronavirus. Suddenly, my thoughts turned…

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Fee-Fi-Fo-Family: Should You Feel Guilty for Not Getting Along With Family?

At some point or another, each of us is plagued by that one relative (or group of relatives) with whom we just can’t seem to get along. The conversations are awkward, we have nothing in common with them, they subtly (or not-so-subtly) insult us, they get all giddy and gossipy when they find out you…

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Bacon Got Back: When You Got the Gift, Don’t Neglect to Use It (Like I’ve Been Doing)

I write to you all today with my tail between my legs. I’ve been neglecting my posts, and I want to apologize; I’ve been putting my bacon on the back burner and that should NEVER happen.  Just to clarify, I don’t feel guilty for neglecting my blog (otherwise, I’d be a hypocrite and you all…

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Bacon Beware: Gaslighting is a Major Problem if You’re a Sensitive Sizzler

As incredible as my bacon is, I can be a real idiot at times. And that’s okay, because just like all bacon, I’m still learning. And learning is the key to (imperfect) perfection. Bacon never stops learning. I’ve talked about Anti-Bacon before. But there’s a particular kind of Anti-Bacon that is quite detrimental to your…

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Fake Bacon: Are You Trying to Be Someone You’re Not Because You’re Ashamed of the Real Stuff?

When I was a preteen, I was a member of the youth choir for the church my family went to. I always tried to blend in the background, keeping my voice quiet, because quite honestly, I did not want that kind of attention at the time. I had major anxiety about singing in front of…

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The Anti-Bacon: When Your Thoughts Punish You for Not Knowing All the Answers

I always used to think there was a specific formula for making friends. Introduction + Small Talk + Wit + Knowledge + Funny Mannerisms + Making People Laugh Until They Pee = BFFs. I spent so much time obsessing over the phenomena of establishing friendships, because quite frankly, I sucked at it. Even when I…

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Sensitive Sizzlers: 5 Reasons Sensitive People Are More Vulnerable to Feeling Guilty

When I was a teenager, I had a serious eyebrow problem. They were very thick, dark, and hairy, and I had no idea how to properly maintain them. I only knew enough to keep them from conjoining at the Prime Meridian. I had a whole Sam Waterston thing going on. Instead of doing the normal…

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My Bacon is Better Than Yours: 5 Things that Happen When You Envy Other People’s Bacon

I was 13 when I first played on the same soccer team as my older sister, who was two years older. It was both fun and painfully frustrating. She was the top scorer on the team. She’d score an average of four goals a game. As for me, I’d score a goal now and then,…

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He Loves My Bacon, She Loves It Not: Guilt Should Never Be the Reason You Stay

Freshman year of college, I met this guy, through a friend who was a friend of my friend’s roommate. (Or something like that.) Anyhoo, he was funny, he thought I was funny, we had a lot of good laughs, and we got along great. You can see where this is going. Yes, we started dating.…

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