constant panic

It was 1:06 this afternoon, I was napping off a headache, when my phone buzzed. I used to ignore all calls, but now that I've got a child in school, I answer every call in a panic. It wasn't the school, but rather the spa I have a massage scheduled at, calling to inform me... Continue Reading →

hear us

Recently, spurred by Harvey Weinstein, women have been posting #metoo online to show how widespread sexual assault and harassment is.I have not been assaulted, but I know so many women who have been.I have been harassed, I guess you'd call it, but only with words.Once, by my boss when I closed down the bar. I... Continue Reading →

I’m so vein

You probably think this post is about me.I've been showing some leg lately. Steve and I walk or run four miles each night, so I've been wearing my short running shorts. And it was while wearing these shorts that I saw some unsightly veins on the back of my leg (I will refrain from inserting... Continue Reading →

eyes of the beholder

This is going to sound like a really cheesy after-school special. Well give me a break: I was home schooled and we didn't own a TV, so we didn't get to watch them. Plus, there is no such thing as "after school" when your desk is the dining room table. So maybe I have to... Continue Reading →

overrated assets

Every woman who doesn't have large boobs wants them. Every woman who does have large boobs wishes they were smaller. I am a part of the latter group. I really don't see what all the fuss is about w/breasts, anyway. Must they be large? Does that make them better? Because really, either way, they're just... Continue Reading →

chicken legs

In elementary school, I fit the stereotype for homeschoolers. I was awkward looking with buck teeth and freckles, I wore hand-me-down and homemade (by my mom, not me, thankfully) clothes, and I could recite 132 Bible verses in four days at Neighborhood Bible Time. I'm sure I was mocked relentlessly behind my back. Luckily, there... Continue Reading →

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