Things I never thought I’d type again

Ms. Salacious is having a baby! I feel like I should mark the occasion with a poem or something but I can’t rub two brain cells together to have a creative thought at the moment. The awesome thing is that I am madly and comfortably in love with my new family. A dramatic difference from the first time I went through this. Don’t get me wrong, this is still terrifying, The Boy is 12¬†after-all (who does that?!), but it’s a good feeling knowing that it’s not going to go the way of Mr. Salacious. What I have learned it that […]

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I am really tired of being fat

I, like most women in America, have struggled with my weight and body image all my life. Even when I was thin and in the best shape ever I wanted to be skinnier. The idea of being able to feel my ribs (but not see them) appealed to me. Then college came, and the freshmen 15, and birth-control weight and baby weight and put-the-friggin-chicken-down weight and next thing I know I don’t recognize or like the face looking back at me. This sent my self esteem plummeting to depths that I didn’t think were possible.

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