My 20 Year Quest to Lose the Same Ten Pounds

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Yup.  The title of this post is my tagline.  And sadly, it's now become 15 pounds. Although when I wrote that tagline I probably only needed to lose seven, but the line sounded funnier with ten. Now -- not so funny. I've written about how I'm going to accept that I'm never going to accept my body. Continue Reading

Why I’ll Never Get a Brazilian Bikini Wax

In Brazil, this counts as a one-piece

I love Brazil.  On my vacation there years ago, I saw beautiful countryside, sophisticated cities, and rockin’ nightlife. I love Brazilians.  They are warm and loving.  They are awesome plastic surgeons, and they are singlehandedly reviving the NY Real Estate market. Some of my best friends are Continue Reading

How Blogging Makes You Beautiful

The First Annual Swaggy Awards

Blogging makes you beautiful in so many ways: you get deeper through your self expression, you get more compassionate through blogging for a cause. Your inner self shines...ah, who am I kidding?   Blogging makes you more beautiful because you get a free beauty products. Of course, if the number of Continue Reading

My Big Fat Summer

The day before yesterday I left my parents’ country house and drove into the city where the first thing I did, as usual, was weigh myself.  Way to ruin my day. At least it’s blog fodder, I thought.  I can write about how everyone always talks about how easy it is to lose weight in the summer – but Continue Reading

Put some Clothes On!

I am old. Not because of  my saggy knees, or brown spots, or my elbows that look as if they’ve been crumpled up in the back of a drawer for a few decades.  No, I am old because I am horrified by what “young girls” are wearing. (plus, I refer to anyone under thirty as a young girl - I'm old for Continue Reading