The Two-Pound Creep

 

Weight loss and body image – touchy subjects, right? An essay about these two topics has been brewing in my head for a while now and I need to let it out. If you find talking about such things to be boring or not interesting or self indulgent or whatfuckingever, there are other posts on my blog you might like better – or maybe you just need to go read some Obiden memes and be done with it.

I have struggled with weight loss and body image more than I ever expected to, and I want to talk to you about it. (I also want to be honest – I’m not 100% in love with how this post came out, but I’m always the worst critic of my own words and…I really need to get back to regular posts here, so you’re getting it. I may edit or tweak it in the future. And away we go!)

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Let’s Talk About Money, Honey – Part One

Money, Honey

Let’s talk about money. What’s more fun than that? (I started this post before the glimmer of hope that was the job interview I had last Wednesday, but not much has changed, really.)

I was absolutely brought up to think that money discussions were private and not to be shared. That money is shameful. That you should only spend your money on certain specific items and not others. But I am going to say fuck that. I’m not asking for help, and I’m not asking for pity, but I am going to try and share with you some thoughts on a topic that I was taught not to discuss. Because thoughts about money consume me. And this is my fucking blog so I’m going to write about it.

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