November 2018 & the Shit I Get Wrong on a Semi-Regular Basis

Good morning. It's been a month. And I say that in the way that many people say "Ugh, it's been a day" or "one of those days" or "I'm glad this day is over." Because, friends, it has been a month. I won't go into detail about absolutely everything that has ailed me the past … Continue reading November 2018 & the Shit I Get Wrong on a Semi-Regular Basis

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Be A Lady They Said

This very well sums up a lot of what I’m feeling lately. Well done, Camille.

Writings of a Furious Woman

Be a lady they said. Your skirt is too short. Your shirt is too low. Your pants are too tight. Don’t show so much skin. Don’t show your thighs. Don’t show your breasts. Don’t show your midriff. Don’t show your cleavage. Don’t show your underwear. Don’t show your shoulders. Cover up. Leave something to the imagination. Dress modestly. Don’t be a temptress. Men can’t control themselves. Men have needs. You look frumpy. Loosen up. Show some skin. Look sexy. Look hot. Don’t be so provocative. You’re asking for it. Wear black. Wear heels. You’re too dressed up. You’re too dressed down. Don’t wear those sweatpants; you look like you’ve let yourself go.

Be a lady they said. Don’t be too fat. Don’t be too thin. Don’t be too large. Don’t be too small. Eat up. Slim down. Stop eating so much. Don’t eat too fast. Order a salad. Don’t eat…

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“God, give us health and strength. We’ll steal the rest…”

Truth time, everyone. I'm struggling. I feel that this is an important thing to write about today, not because every other day is so perfect, but because I realized this afternoon just how much of the shiny surface we all see online. As lovely as it is to celebrate the successes, it's equally important to … Continue reading “God, give us health and strength. We’ll steal the rest…”