The Other Side

I know you all probably get sick of me talking about recovery but jeezus, after many years of 3 steps forward, 1 step back, I finally feel like I’m on the other side of this war and every time I compare myself now to myself before I’m just shocked and…

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Wishing I could hug Kim of 26+ years ago.

CW: Because this post is about how far I’ve come in my ambivalence around the number on the scale, I do talk about my weight in the abstract in this post. If this is triggering for you just skip this one and know: I’ve come a long way and I’m…

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The Simplest Of The Things

Every time I sit down to write I can’t sort my thoughts into one streamlined blog post. I just feel like my brain is way too full lately. So this is going to be a simple post about a book series I just finished and now I want to own.…

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Dismantling Domestic Expectations

Being raised by a single man gave me an interesting perspective on gender and domestic responsibilities. My Dad truly only did the things he thought were important, or that he liked doing. Dusting? Decorating? Nah. He liked building shit (although his design style was a little “Obviously Made out Of…

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On Dress Codes and Body Autonomy versus Community Health.

Back early in the pandemic when people were fighting mask mandates there were two things happening. 1) The anti-maskers were bogarting the Reproductive Choice slogan “my body my choice” and 2) The pro-maskers were snarking about, “Look who cares about body autonomy now!” Basically – both sides were trying to…

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Mindfulness Did Not Cure My Depression.

I realized my post yesterday came off as, “It’s really hard to be content! Look at all these things you have to work on!” and that’s not really what I meant. I mean…it is…but not in a, “YOU HAVE TO WORK ON ALL OF THE THINGS!” kind of way. I…

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