Appointment Disappointment

There is nothing more frustrating than going to the trouble of making an appointment and the service not be worth your effort. I think the rearranging of your schedule to make these appointments possible should...

The Q-Tip From Hell

I have had my share of doctor visits. From being diagnosed with IBS as a seven-year-old, and then kidney failure at 27, much of the first half of my existence included interactions with those dressed in white c...

Standing Up for Our Bodies

Gay men have a reputation for worshipping fierce women, those who are bold enough to speak their minds and discard anyone who threatens to stand in their way. In this time of a renewed abortion debate, I think ...

Workplace Avengers

The worst part of ourselves tends to emerge when we’re placed in a defensive position, where normally hidden thoughts are strewn like weapons from our forked tongues. When I placed a colleague in such a positio...

Expensive Sweets

I have a sweet tooth. My biggest dietary issue is my addiction to sugar, and if it’s anywhere in my environment it won’t last long before it’s in my belly. But the last piece of candy I ate ended up being the m...

An UBER Big No, No

I’ve never used the Pool option with Uber before, preferring to e-hail a driver and keep them all to myself. But my first Braves game this season changed my mind for a night, a decision I would immediately regr...

For the Love of Pockets!

A victim of intentional or negligent actions caused by another person can sue for emotional distress or mental anguish. I think the stress I’ve suffered because of women’s fashion could constitute legal action ...

Taking a Tumble

I’ve worked in radio for the majority of my life, much of that sharing my not-so-proud moments on air in front of the entire city of Atlanta. However, I have never truly embarrassed myself in front of colleague...

Moving On

Moving sucks. No matter how many times I’ve done it, followed by all the promises that the next time I’ll hire someone, I end up repeating the same old pattern of stress, dread, and packing those boxes myself. ...

Stinky Flying

It’s no secret I am not a fan of flying, yet I do it anyway thanks to the Xanax I have been prescribed for traveling since my transplant. But this last vacation out West proved the worst flight for many sober p...

Vaccine Vindication Vacation

I am about to embark on a two-week vacation that I have been planning for months now. It’s a trip out West to see places I have never visited and spend time with friends I don’t get to see enough of. However, i...