The official make Doris feel bad week.

Jeremy and I have been married for 10 years, together for 13 and for that whole time, we’ve relied on each other heavily for friendship – we’ve moved every year during our time together – it’s been hard to make friends when you are pretty sure you won’t be around next year to hang out with them. So now that we’ve made the decision to stay here in the burbs of DC, I’m enjoying getting to know other people and going out and doing stuff with them (like having a mojito). What a new concept! So I did a few things this week, I went to the Obama rally in Leesburg with a friend from work, I went to the religious education meeting at church and then last night, I went out to dinner with women who have special needs kids and we all laughed and laughed and talked.

So why is this post titled the “official make Doris feel bad week”? Well along with all this greatness, I often felt kind of hurt this week by a slew of unrelated offhand comments about things I work really hard at. These are those comments made you know, as you are turning the corner to leave, or while you are chatting while waiting for the bus/elevator/another person. I know I shouldn’t take these little issues to heart, but what can you do?

I stumbled upon the Obama headquarters in Alexandria, VA


and I had a Five Guys burger for lunch.


3 thoughts on “The official make Doris feel bad week.”

  1. Oh please! You are one of the nicest people I have ever met. Eat some chocolate and Jeremy buy this gal a flower or maybe two.

  2. I’m sorry you were left to feel bad, but sooooo happy to read all about you being an Obama supporter! I’m glad I’m not the only parent of a child with special needs not falling for Palin! We will take back on November 4th!

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