How the Hot Mess blog came to be

August 4, 2008 Soooo… today I experienced something so rare, but commendable, on the CTA today. A man got up from his seat when he saw a pregnant woman standing. KUDOS to him! There are still some gentlemen alive! Second. A man in the elevator asked me how a girl so tiny could carry so many bags. I nearly jumped for joy. How did he know that my weight gain last week from starting new… Continue Reading

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Another Chapter of Public Transit Woes……

Oh boy. So, as these events were taking place, I had the blog all written out in my head. But, then…..there was an unpredictable turn of events. One that I did not see coming (as I was sitting behind the event and could not see people faces or expressions) So…. this little tale may be a bit rocky just because I am a little shocked and surprised at the results but yet, makes this story… Continue Reading

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A piece…

The quote in my daily newsletter is “Peace is every step” -Thich Nhat Hanh. Seriously….where can I find me some of that? Because lately, every step has been more like thunder and lightning!!!! If someone can please let me know where I can find this thing they call Peace, I would be very appreciative. Thanks. Management.   Related posts: Ahh yes. I forgot. I’m Really A Doormat!!!! As The Bipolar Hot Mess Preps to Become… Continue Reading

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Einstein had it right….

When he said “Don’t clutter your mind with junk you don’t need” When you clear your head of all that useless information you learned in school, and take out all the crap that you worry about that you can’t control, remove the terrible memories that do nothing but torment you, your head should be light and breezy. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013  Related posts: How do you rise after the “Big Crash”? Quite a Show……. The Social Idiot A… Continue Reading

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At the office…..

Today, I had a fight with the printer. And for once, I finally won. Only, it took about one hour, 2 calls and one visit to the tech department, and 3 trees. How much of our time do you think is wasted because of malfunctioning equipment that is supposed to make the task easier? Does it really, in the end, end up saving us more time and is it really more efficient then? Who knows,… Continue Reading

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Who came up with this shit…

I mean this was GENIUS!!! Do you realize how many people DAILY I wish I could give this too?!! All those girls in the club that wear spandex who CLEARLY should not. Oh my god… the list goes on. I need like a lifetime supply to hand out!!!!!!!!! UMMMMMM NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! SERIOUSLY AMERICA!!! US GIRLS ALREADY HAVE A CLEARLY DISTORTED VIEW OF BODY IMAGE, SO MUCH THAT WE STARVE OURSELVES, FORCE OURSELVES TO VOMIT, CUT OURSELVES… Continue Reading

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Thought of the day……

Since the season of America’s Next Top Model has ended and I am quite disappointed in the winner because frankly, Whitney just drove the crap out of me with her fake perky, posy-ness, but after seeing this quote I have decided that I am going to live my life STOMPING IT OUT as if I was walking down a runway. Hold my head high, shoulders back and have the confidence of the whole world twice… Continue Reading

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Time For A Change….

I decided last week that I needed a change. While contemplating what type of change to make, I made a hair appointment because the color was looking a bit stale. After the call, I realized, what better change to make than to cut my hair! I haven’t had short hair since college and this would be a great way to start fresh, both me and my hair. I was going to go with shoulder length… Continue Reading

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The Ton of Bricks Have Finally Hit Me

break up

The inital burn. That’s what hurts the most. The “I can’t believe that this is happening, how could he do this to me, what did I do wrong, and why is he being so mean about it” kind of hurt. The “how am I going to move on from this, who is going to be there for me, who is going to snuggle with me, and make me laugh, and watch tv with me and… Continue Reading

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Public Transit Etiquette

After many years of taking the CTA (public transit) in Chicago, I am getting completely disgusted! The rudeness, the inconsiderate ways and mannerisms, and countless other complaints of the other passengers is making the glitter slowly combust inside of me. Since my daily commute requires me to take one bus to one ┬átrain each way (minimum) I have developed my own wish list of “Bipolar Hot Mess CTA Rider Etiquette,” that I established after almost… Continue Reading

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