The Balancing Act of Trying to Lose Weight While Recovering From an Eating Disorder

I’m overweight and I’m fat. It’s not a secret and I find it liberating to say (Your Fat Friend sums it up better than I ever could here). I’m currently at the biggest I’ve ever been, and it took me a lot of hard work to get here. I had an eating disorder growing up, … Continue reading The Balancing Act of Trying to Lose Weight While Recovering From an Eating Disorder

On Smart, Virtuous, Good Women Versus Dumb, Sexual, Bad Women

Good women: intelligent. Virtuous. Feminine but not to a frivolous degree; well-manicured but would never own Hello Kitty pens and does not read gossip magazines. Loyal to her man. Goes to church, probably. In charge, but not too in charge. Bad women: stupid. Sleeps with whoever she wants; unlikely she’s in a committed relationship. Highly … Continue reading On Smart, Virtuous, Good Women Versus Dumb, Sexual, Bad Women

Please Give Me This Horrible Soul-Sucking Job

I am absolutely flattered that your company has invited me over to meet the entire staff for my third interview, even though being in this stifling office makes me want to gouge my eyes out. I love the unnecessarily complicated lobby sign-in situation and the confusing elevator buttons that spell out STABME if you read … Continue reading Please Give Me This Horrible Soul-Sucking Job