1. Marianne says...

    The number of times I’ve overdone everything in order to prove I’m fine.

  2. How I have made socially awkward situations that little more awkward

  3. Anna says...

    Times that people found out that I’m not perfect… ooof so real!

  4. Jasna says...

    “The number of kitchen appliances, salad spinner being one of them, that I thought was such a great idea to buy, but have never used” ?

  5. Nicole says...

    All of these! On a related note, I️ probably could have written a book in the time I’ve spent scrolling through Instagram…

  6. Courtney says...

    Yes to all of these, plus “Times I Posted Things to Facebook and Later Deleted.” Haha.

  7. 100 Reasons NOT to Talk to Me Before My Coffee

  8. Kim says...

    Things I screwed up because I took too much on.

    And…

    When my mother said that, I should have said this, but instead I said that.

  9. Andrea says...

    Love it! Especially the routines… I always PLAN to have a healthy breakfast and style my hair

  10. “Times I took other people’s advice but shouldn’t have”

    • Maywyn says...

      Ditto!
      This one is tops on my list.

  11. Kaitlin says...

    Strange things I said, ate, and did during my pregnancy.

  12. Rachel says...

    “Fine” is a four letter word…

  13. Mara says...

    1) “Just When I Thought I Couldn’t Be More Awkward…”
    2) “1,001 Things That Are Easier Said Than Done”
    3) “How to Seamlessly Integrate Dessert into Your Breakfast Routine”
    4) “You Are Not Alone After All: Why You Shouldn’t Assume You Can Fart in an Empty Office, and Other Tales of Woe”

    • Laura says...

      literally LOLed on the last one :)

    • Stacy says...

      Oh gosh! I needed this kind of humor in my life today. Thank you Mara!

  14. Elle says...

    “Things I Should Be Doing While I Surf the Web Instead”

    “Ways to Avoid Having Guests”

    “Vintage Items in My Medicine Cabinet”

    “From AIDS to Rabies: Horrible Diseases I Convinced Myself I Had”

  15. Lulu says...

    1. The possibly deeper meanings of the weird dream I had last night.
    2. Ridiculously detailed budgets I have loved and lost…okay, abandoned.
    3. That dumbass/accidentally insulting thing I said at that party that time, REVISITED.

  16. jordan says...

    Lies I tell myself and believe

  17. virginie says...

    Every friday…always on the spot!

  18. This is my favorite one by you, Mari! ha!

  19. Yes, all of the above.

  20. Merel says...

    Yep.

  21. Amy says...

    I love Fridays on cup of jo!

    • Deb says...

      Me too!

  22. Anu says...

    Comebacks that I only think of after the fact.

    • Cynthia says...

      Yes!

    • Joanna Goddard says...

      hahaha yes!

    • oh my in-the-car or in-the-shower comebacks are so wickedly witty and my comebacks in real life are like “thank you for your feedback” (I’m going to go sit in a corner and stare into space for a while).

    • Libbie says...

      Always, Anu! I also “prep” comebacks in my mind for made up events that never end up happening! haha.

    • shira says...

      There is a term for this in Yiddish (Treppenwitz) and in French (l’esprit de l’escalier) – “staircase wisdom” – comebacks you only think of once you’re at the bottom of the staircase

  23. As a single girl- “Times people have told me, ‘Someday he’ll come along'”.

  24. Denise says...

    Word.

    • very good article !

  25. Maclean Nash says...

    Again, Mari has hit the nail on the head!
    Mine would be, ” All the times I almost (and that one time I did) pee my pants”.

  26. Love these! Mine would be: “Things I Meant to Cook with the Vegetables Wilting in My Fridge” :-)

    • Reem says...

      Oh wow, yes : )

    • Carrie says...

      haha! Especially celery!

    • 100% yes.

    • Amanda G says...

      Haha yes!

      Mine would be similar: Things I Meant To Cook That Died In The Fridge :)

  27. Amanda G says...

    Mari gets it, every week :)

    I’ll also add: Things I Should Have Said But Didn’t Think of Until An Hour After The Conversation Ended.

    • Suse says...

      DITTO!

    • Laura C. says...

      Co-writer here, sister. ?

  28. “All The Things That Could Possibly Go Wrong” hahahaha *raises hand*

    I look forward to these illustrations all week! :)