Jessie diagnoses herself with something called The Mercy Curse, and Gerard grapples with being a high-maintenance patient. Find our real-time stories from the Great Love Getaway by following @meetthepeppers on instagram.
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More about how the 90’s hits of Gloria Estefan was truly the soundtrack of Jessie’s childhood.
Potato Bug or Roly Poly? You be the judge.
Jessie delves deep into a dark corner of her childhood, and recounts a recent breakdown that connects with some past hurts.
Gerard gives his advice about how to be an empathetic listener without feeling all the feels.
Get Jessie’s vegan spider repellant packets and join the ranks of highly sensitive people who oppose insect genocide.
The Peppers recently discovered termites at their bungalow, and are dreading the process of tenting the house like a neighborhood circus.
Efficient fly traps are not for the faint of heart, but Jessie is pushing past the pain by pretending that she’s not involved.
When Gerard is sick The Peppers are more aware of how differently they deal with various symptoms. (This is also discussed in the chronic pain episode.)
Jessie realizes she does in fact have a tiny sliver of nurturing within her personality, but it does have an expiration date and a handful of exceptions.
- What is the one thing that is always sure to make you cry?
- Do you have a designated bug manager or pre-determined insect removal policy at your house?
- Which partner is a more high-maintenance patient? How many days go by before things get annoying to the other person?