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Why Do We Enable Celebrities?

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about how celebrities seem to be a huge part of many people’s lives. It’s like we live this luxurious life through them.   921 more words



I was very disappointed when I found out that Donald J. Trump had apparently won the presidential election in November. Although some went into full-denial mode, I pretty much accepted that this creep would become president. 794 more words

Parenting in the age of Trump

Today is the last full day of President Obama’s administration. His presidency has included advancements for women and minorities, although of course more could be done. 1,206 more words

It's only words.

I started writing an amusing (if I may say so) post about getting my legs waxed, but kept getting derailed by one that’s been swimming in my fingertips since November 8 last year. 797 more words

What Every Woman Knows October 8, 2016

Social Media has been buzzing this morning with the reveal of Donald Trump’s misogynistic and vulgar comments about women in 2005. They are appalling, but for most women, negotiating these types of attitudes and behaviors is business as usual. 1,801 more words

Personal Essay

braveandrecklessblog reblogged this on Brave and Reckless and commented:

In light of the upcoming inauguration, it felt important to reblog this. As someone else said to me today, it is important for all of us to be breathing fire.

It’s 2017, yet it still sucks to be a woman

A new year means a new beginning. A new chance for progression in our lives. Unfortunately, as we advance into 2017, our society seems at times to be moving backwards instead.   1,069 more words


My Experience as a Female Athlete

My heart and mind are racing. Should I make a cut? I really don’t want to. What if I don’t catch it? Okay,  they’re telling me to cut. 1,285 more words