Swing your arms, lengthen your stride, wear big hats. You have a right to take up physical, mental and emotional space as much as anyone else does.
fashion trends
A moment of silence for all the years I spent NOT wearing crop tops, please.
Since my amputation at age 15 due to a battle with bone cancer, people still stare at me as if I am not human, as if I can't see them.
Oh, were you feeling good about yourself for a minute there? The world can fix that for you.
beauty industry
Sadly, all my loud, rah-rah feminist beliefs about how we have every right to feel awesome about ourselves sort of ... mainly applies to other women.
eating disorders
I know if I never had to be skinny to pay my rent, I wouldn’t have cared one bit about my thighs.
Impulsive? Yes. But now I feel true ownership of my look.

Nov 18, 2013 at 6:00pm | 97 comments

Every time my hair is straight, I'm bombarded with, "Oh, my god, your hair looks amazing!" and, "You should wear it straight more often."

Oct 3, 2013 at 9:00am | 233 comments

bathing suits
If I'll be more confident when I'm 50 does that mean I should hold off on the cleavage tattoo reading "like a boss" I had planned?
pin up
I'm sure that in previous lifetime I was dancing in an all-night contest with a sailor on leave in New York, in a dance hall, wearing wedge heels, garters, and that swingy red dress.

Jun 11, 2013 at 6:00pm | 46 comments

Know what I used to do for a lot of the day? Google people I was jealous of and hate myself. And then: repeat.
You look so beautiful reading this post.

Feb 12, 2013 at 11:00am | 151 comments

There is a great big geeky renaissance happening in the NBA right now.