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I want to have to pay for this

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you never miss

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I *see* you on the meds issue--highly recommend buying a pill organizer (the kind with a little box for each day of the week). I bought one when I turned 30 and it just eliminated the problem entirely. My life is such that I now look forward to filling the little boxes every Saturday, and I probably take more supplements than I actually *need* because I find the process so, so satisfying.

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"It reeks of something that seemed like a cute idea in the moment, for truly one single second, and then you forget to backspace it from the e-mail." --- you just single handedly described everything in my entire life

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theres a thing they sell at drug stores that you screw on your pill bottle and it tells you when you opened it last. you are a talented person and i enjoy these so much

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I was worried that this post might not be as good as previous ones. (Because of the way you described it on your Instagram, in the title of the post, and ultimately how you described it at the beginning of the post.) However, I loved it! So relatable at every turn. But, I especially love the way you describe past experiences. I can imagine a smaller you (small child body, regular adult head) pleading with your mom to just tell you the truth! I look forward to the next post.

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Being the fringe member is so real and has always felt like my life story. If it helps ... "Worst Post Yet!!!" but still really good, cheers!

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*The* pill that will finally work πŸ˜‚. Totally relate.

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I love everything about this but especially watching KUWTK to have one single thing larger than myself for once (poorly paraphrased)--a show I have basically never watched but now feel very connected to via THE CREW

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Truly perfect he’s done it again

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ok this reminds me of a book i read called FOLLOWERS set in the super cute era of 2050 when smartphones have been replaced by essentially neuralinks and you can watch ur fave influencers through a device in ur brain, and our main influencer queen (whose whole entire life is a reality show like literally she lives in the truman show) and she is sponsored by an antidepressant so users of that drug will be inclined to watch her life thru their brain devices and see that she is really and truly *just like them*. only mentioning this bc she absolutley never had to worry about missing a pill when the network execs can just remind her telepathically thru the neuralink

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So brave to break the cycle πŸ™Œ

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Pat's writing is so funny I'm pretty sure he will be rich enough to have boring children by the end of the year

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Live love laugh out loud. Common colds are soo wholesome like the 1950s.

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That last paragraph is *chef's kiss*, but also the whole thing, obviously. Honestly, as a writer I've been feeling so depleted these last few months, and your newsletters feel like a breath of fresh air. It's corny, but it's almost like, "Oh yea, the magic is when you are being yourself." And also f perfection (whatever that means, anyways). Thank you for that reminder.

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Buy a days of the week pill organizer!! Lifesaving technology for me.

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