Weight Just a Minute…

Hi, people  -Boy, I am EXHAUSTED from all the posts I didn't do for National Blog Post Month! It almost makes me feel like I haven't accomplished anything since I last hit publish on November 23rd, or whatever that last date was...but I assure you - that is not the case.For example, I laid bare my feelings about my weight in a public way - and, apparently, in a way that resonated with many, many people. So, yay, me. Part of me still rages at the absolute cosmic injustice of the fact that … [Read more...]

Beauty and the Beast

Part One of I-Don't-Know-How-Many in a series of posts inspired by "Miss Representation."  If you haven't seen the trailer for this movie, and you have 8 minutes, please watch it here now.  Once upon a time, women were valued for their intellectual and creative contributions to society.  They were sought after candidates for positions of power, and whether they were pretty or shapely had absolutely no bearing on their success, or the warmth and respect with which they were received by ot … [Read more...]