my so-called life
abuseCalling out unacceptable antisocial behavior may indeed satisfy the attention-seeking urge among those who perpetrate it, but NOT doing so doesn’t necessarily make that behavior stop.
the walking dead
swimsuitsNone of us is bulletproof. We all have our private moments of body shame. What made this effort meaningful is the fact that we pushed through all those anxieties to do it.
mysteriesI had a great-grandmother named Lillian Violet. She died 10 years before I was born, and all I know of her personally comes from what little my father remembers. But I have these pictures.
jeansFinally, I had jeans I could wear. All my friends had jeans, and now I did, too. I could even tuck in my shirt. It was a revolution in my desperate-to-belong soul.
unpopular opinionApparently this really is an unpopular position to hold, if my recent experiences are anything to go by.
weightOh, were you feeling good about yourself for a minute there? The world can fix that for you.