fat
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.
in

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.
hoarding
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.
in

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

insurance
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.
music
Intent doesn't mean much when what you're doing is still causing damage by perpetuating racist stereotypes.
in

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

crying
I have been experiencing some really INTENSE cries, lately. Maybe you know the kind.
apps
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.
in

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

movies
Luckily, you have me to weed through the bullshit and find all the precious fat-positive entertainment jewels available for your streaming pleasure, because they DO EXIST.
in

Sep 20, 2013 at 1:00pm | 244 comments

mental health
Would they fire me? Would they judge me? Do they think I'm just making excuses? Was this a mistake?