Category Archives: Granny

Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | Finding My Father In Me And My Grandfather Plans His Funeral

Doctor: “But there’s a big difference between you and your father.” Me: “[long pause] …okay, what’s the difference between me and my father?” Doctor: “You’re not evil.” Discussion between my doctor and myself; June 4, 2010 Appointment: Friday, June 4, … Continue reading

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With No Consequences For Her Abuse She Takes Over Once Again

Almost six weeks ago I told my grandmother to go fuck herself. When I was a child I often thought of telling her off, and now that I’ve finally made a complete break from her it feels as though my … Continue reading

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I Wish Some Day Things Would Just Get Better

…I wish some day things will get better I’ve been trapped in this black hole for too long Can’t understand a word of what you say I never bother to listen anyway And I know some day things will get … Continue reading

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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | February 26, 2010

By the time I got to my psychiatrist’s office I had been overdosing on Extra Strength Tylenol and ES Advil, as well as taking large doses of penicillin, for five days, and living with the pain of an abscessed tooth … Continue reading

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After Thirty Years Today I Finally Told Her To Go F**k Herself

This was a long time coming. When I told my family about the pregnancy last Father’s Day, everyone stood up and congratulated me. Except my grandmother, who slumped back in her chair and stared at me like I had just … Continue reading

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Eating Steak On A Sawdust Budget

“For the second time this year I have burned through my disability cheque before the second week of the month, so for the next sixteen days I’ll be eating 0.19 cent packages of monosodium glutamate and wondering where the food … Continue reading

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