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Doctor, Doctor

I must go to the doctor again. This particular appointment is with the endocrinologist, but I realize that the feelings I’m having are not specific to her. 759 more words


"The Community" - A Retrospective

My fiancee Lissa posted on Facebook today that it was 7 years ago today that she’d sent me a friend request there.  That post brought me back to 2009, a really emotionally trying time for me.  1,346 more words

An Open Letter to Rosie Mercado

Dear Ms Mercado,

I saw your interview on TMZ a few days ago. You mentioned getting mail from fans who told you to “jump off a bridge” (are they really fans?) and that fat activists “hated” how you’re “really public about… weight loss”. 456 more words

links worth reading

Egyptian squash players are among the best in the world, and privileged families have long pushed their children to take up sports, but the new focus on fitness is drawing in people from all classes, with substantial numbers of women, too, and is more about exercise for exercise than about games or competition.

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Media/Cultural Issues/Intellectual Pursuits


“America, you’re sending women and girls a mixed message. On one hand, you’re saying to have positive body image and love who we are; on the other, we’re being marketed weight loss products and other items that obviously turns us into someone different.” 458 more words


Not your inspiration

Today’s scheduled run was a 1.5 mile recovery run, a nice and slow plod on the treadmill. My calves are starting to give me a little grief; they’re awfully tight lately. 391 more words


I didn’t plan to write this post on National Coming Out Day. I didn’t plan to write it at all. But I have thoughts, and you know where that leads me. 781 more words

Random Musing