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So far Elise Miller has created 28 blog entries.

Nursery Rhymes for the Weaning

May 6th, 2016|

I never cared much for Tom Petty back when I was addicted to pop music in the 80s. That Alice in Wonderland video was constantly in rotation and it simultaneously […]


May 3rd, 2016|

I am so avoiding working out today. And yesterday. Frankie’s home for the second day with a fever and the pukes. Plus the rain. On the sofa with one of […]

three days into zero

April 22nd, 2016|

I tapered from 10 to 5 milligrams of my Lexapro a week ago. See my previous posts on the topic here and here. I thought it was going okay so when […]

10 milligrams and counting

April 8th, 2016|

I’m at ten milligrams of Lexapro and holding steady. Dropping to five in a few days. I’m on a three-week cycle, designed by moi, in the absence of any professional […]

five milligrams

March 10th, 2016|

I decided now was a good time to taper off my antidepressants.

In the four or so years I’ve been on Lexapro, plus the Wellbutrin I added a year or so […]

Don’t Read This

January 20th, 2016|

When I was an isolated, depressed Brooklynite mother of two babies (who couldn’t read) blogging was magical. It was my sanctuary. I’d sit at my computer for hours, usually with […]

Paper Arms

December 4th, 2015|

Does anyone read novels anymore? You want to know a secret? It takes a lot to get me reading one from start to finish. I had a good rash of […]


September 29th, 2015|

You win some, you lose some. I hate cliches in general but they tend to be true. What’s also true is that you lose inside the win and win inside […]

buzz-pop-culture + YOUR writing

August 12th, 2015|

Star Craving Mad has made three marvelous top ten lists this month—BuzzFeed, The Culturalist and most recently Pop Sugar. Check them out if you haven’t yet. CLICK CLICK CLICK!

Thank you everyone […]

Star Craving Book Launch

August 6th, 2015|

Last night was the party for the release of Star Craving Mad, which is available now. I chose the Cynwyd Station Cafe and Tea Room because it is local—i.e., not […]