Well-meaning nondisabled people don’t realize what they’re playing into when they talk about how inspiring we are, which is perhaps all the more frustrating.
aaron sorkin
There's nothing like watching an evil version of yourself on HBO, fictionalized as a ruthless, corrupt, sexually harassing, complete and total bitch.
I wish I would have known a lot of things when I was younger.

Feb 5, 2014 at 4:00pm | 165 comments

rock bottom
We asked, "What would you tell your past self when you were feeling at your worst to make it through?"

Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00am | 96 comments

internet forwards
Do you have one go-to bit of inspiration? Mine is this dumb email forward my mom sent me.
fred armisen
Talking to someone so completely in awe of life reminded me exactly why I do anything.
It took me three years to jump on the bandwagon, but now I’m totally hooked.
My favorite line of all: “In some way, suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning."
This might just change your life -- if you want it to.

Sep 17, 2014 at 9:00am | 53 comments

clown school
the frisky
Here are ten powerful body affirmations to help young women to stay strong and love their bodies in spite of all the insidious messages to the contrary.
doggie moms
Why am I always watching these shows that are little more than women backstabbing and backbiting? It makes me feel like I’m not practicing what I’m preaching. Am I adding to the problem?
In another life, Sherman would’ve made a great drag queen. She is comfortable becoming characters like wealthy society people or the poor heartbroken or clowns or Caravaggio’s Bacchus.
It was a small theatre in a quaint town, but to me it was a return the person I once was -– filled with hope, possibility, and joy.
Due to illness, I’ve made some really poor choices and the repercussions of that will follow me for the rest of my life. So as I read these messages calling me inspirational and brave, I feel like a fraud.

Jan 31, 2012 at 10:00am | 0 comments

carrie keagan
Sometimes I look at someone's jewelry and think, "I can replicate that with cookies and marshmallows."
Wearing one color head-to-toe made me feel, yes, a little crazy, but in a good way.

Aug 24, 2011 at 9:04am | 0 comments

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Aug 31, 2011 at 2:00pm | 0 comments