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I feel pretty, oh so…pretty?

November 12, 2010

This Christmas, we’re not able to be with any family due to a wonderful confluence of issues on all sides (time and money being the main ones for everyone involved). I’m bummed, but unfortunately, that’s life this year. Because of this, the requests for our Christmas lists have come earlier than normal, so that all […]

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Beauty and self-image is in the eye of the beholder

July 23, 2010

There’s a woman I work with who’s about my age. She has this teeny, tiny, itty bitty stomach. I’m always fascinated by how svelte and trim she looks (that sounds weird, but ladies, you know what I mean, right?). I’m insanely jealous of that stomach, and was even pre-pregnancy (I’ve not had rock hard abs […]

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The slow lane

June 24, 2010

This morning I found myself stuck in traffic, as is bound to happen on a weekday commute in Southern California. So there I am, in the fast lane, sitting in almost totally stopped traffic. But what struck me this morning was that while I was sitting there going about 2 mph, the two “slow” lanes […]

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Getting out of my own way

June 14, 2010

After this weekend, I’m more motivated than ever to start changing up my life. I’ve been wanting some changes for a while, but have, for a variety of reasons, put them off or dragged them out. After the news this weekend I realize with crystal clear clarity that life is too fucking short and fragile […]

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The style challenged

April 21, 2010

You know what I need? I need a stylist. I need a personal shopper, or a fashion guru or…someone to tell me what the hell to put on my body. Because I SUCK at having any kind of style. I went shopping on Sunday for stuff to wear now that it’s getting a little warmer […]

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