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Dinosaur in wedding gown

Confession: Wedding Planning Kind of Sucks

February 13, 2013

in body image, family, life changes, love, wedding

In the months before I moved to Australia, my friend Nicole and I became obsessed with the reality show Bridezillas. I couldn’t turn my eyes away from such extreme bitchiness, craziness and wastefulness. Weddings with $100K pricetags, receptions planned down to the most minute of details, such fuss over trivial embellishments no one would remember. Flash-forward three […]

Graffiti that says "I want to believe."

I Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident

May 23, 2012

in beliefs, body image

Everyone seems to be talking about their beliefs lately. Beliefs about breastfeeding. Beliefs about gay marriage. Beliefs about birth control. Beliefs about politics. I know where I stand on most of  these issues, but I’m more interested in another set of beliefs — the ones that guide who I am. I got to thinking I’ve […]