My favorite part was when people came out of the temporary dressing room to model a piece of clothing, saying "I can't believe I found something that fits!" or "I think I need to have this!!!"
I speak quietly to the anthropomorphic blob of pain I'm so happy to have quelled for the moment: "Please please please just behave. At least until next Saturday."
I feel certain that my doctor did not prescribe me Topamax for its possible weight loss side effects, but that small mention stuck with me as the hardest to process, because it comes with the most baggage.

Mar 13, 2014 at 3:00pm | 230 comments

long distance
There were so many times I wanted to decide on a date for our wedding and had to stop myself because we didn't have the visa yet.
I never get rid of anything, unless it falls victim to tech failure. I've kept the first website I ever designed, the first poems I've ever written, the portfolio I painstakingly crafted to get into art school - all of it safe and sound, backed up on hard drives.

Jan 16, 2014 at 12:00pm | 61 comments

Contrary to popular belief, fatness does NOT automatically imply poor health and should not be a discriminating factor to consider when supplying a person with insurance anyway.
long-distance relationships
We're about to capture that light at the end of the tunnel that has been flitting so frustratingly close to our finger tips and snuff it out in favor of lighting a new torch.
Intent doesn't mean much when what you're doing is still causing damage by perpetuating racist stereotypes.

Nov 14, 2013 at 12:30pm | 280 comments

I have been experiencing some really INTENSE cries, lately. Maybe you know the kind.
I have been working closely with some applications on my iPhone for the past few months that have contributed greatly as an aid to balancing my mental weirdness.

Sep 26, 2013 at 3:00pm | 53 comments