ballet
At our very first end-of-the-year exam, I was told that my grade had been lowered due to the size of my butt. (I was 10.)
in

Jul 7, 2014 at 3:00pm | 67 comments

sassy
As a teenager, my Sassy subscription was my $2 therapy in print.
crushes
As the only black kid. On. The. Entire. Island of Santa Catalina. I didn’t have much by way of prospects.
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Feb 22, 2013 at 4:30pm | 40 comments

children
There are theories that early-onset puberty is caused by chemicals in food, or light from TVs and computers. I don't know why it's happening, and I don't know what we can do about it.
adolescence
From fourth grade on, I looked like I was about 25 years old.