The internet has this way of making you feel like you're not doing enough. Like you're not busy enough, successful enough, attractive enough, competitive enough, resourceful enough, intelligent enough, enough, enough, enough. I wish I were immune to the effects of it but I fall prey sometimes too. I look at my life and I … Continue reading I’m Still Not “Good Enough” & That’s Okay.
A deep, longing rain washed over the valley today. It pushed leaves from trees and swept them down sidewalks in little rushing rivers that eventually led to gutters, no doubt hiding nothing more than debris and Halloween candy wrappers. It's a heavy rain. There is no wind, no thunder, just the constant trickling down my … Continue reading We Needed The Rain
Something I've always felt there's a real lack of is interviews with thin men who love fat women. These men are given nicknames like, "chubby chaser" and told their physical and sexual preferences are just fetishes, but the reality is that loving a fat woman doesn't require you to be anything other than a person … Continue reading Our Mixed Weight Relationship – An Interview With My Partner Of 10 Years
Navigating the difficult journey of loving someone with a mental illness is a daunting task, requiring more grace and resolve than most people think they're capable of. When we look at someone who has a physical illness or disability, we can see how cruel it would be to leave a person in the midst of … Continue reading When Someone You Love Loves Someone With A Mental Illness
We're told to never give up on our dreams. Movies, television shows, quotes on Pinterest, and captions on fitness models' pictures scream at us that we can achieve our goals and we can make our own dreams come true...if we don't give up. "In two weeks you'll feel it. In four weeks you'll see it...ect, … Continue reading Ten Years – Reflecting On A Decade Of Marriage