In which I glue my eyelid to my eyelid…

It’s 10pm on Valentine’s evening, and I am blinking into the driver’s side sun-visor mirror, otherwise in the dark of the Target parking lot, muttering “girl... girl...” to myself. I am waiting for the sixteen year old’s dance to end so I can go pick him up and have purchased false eyelashes in the meantime, for [...]

People talk to me about my body

As I'm getting out of my Jeep in the YMCA parking garage yesterday, I notice a man I don't know walking toward me, looking at me with an unpleasant, even hostile look on his face. I'm alert, a little rattled, and confused because he's looking right at me, but initially I think it has something [...]

This Is Me: Kate Pearson and Fat Representation

So true confession: Right now, I am so in love with Kate from the television series "This Is Us." I started watching without knowing much of anything about the show, other than having heard others rave about it. So imagine me, watching the first episode, and seeing basically for the first time ever a body [...]