So, my extended family had to gather in Los Angeles for a funeral this weekend, and a bunch of us stayed at my uncle’s house. I was checking my email and thought I’d take a peak at the boards when I had a moment. My Mom was in the room and asked me what my name was, when I told her she completely flipped out and decided that I must not like myself too much to have made such a ‘negative’ choice.
In my defense, somebody dubbed me that (with much irony) as I was finishing up an 85 hour work-week a couple of years ago, and I just started using it as my gaming name online, and it gradually crept into everything else - because it’s easy to remember and I hate having different names and passwords for everything. I really don’t think there’s anything deep-seated or distressing here.
I had been thinking about changing it anyway, it was an ex that originally dubbed me “slackergirl,” and at dopefests various people have told me that I’m nothing like they’d imagined based on my name.
Does it get any more mundane and pointless? I found the whole thing quite amusing. So here’s your chance to analyze me. Is my poor distressed Mommy right about my “issues?” If so, I will be accepting submissions for a new and improved name.