Posts Tagged ‘Madness’

Rant for a Monday

So the always-on-the-alert Georgina at Fuller Figure Fuller Bust recently brought a ground-breaking piece of investigative journalism to my attention (sarcasm alert).  Read it.  It’ll take you like 30 seconds, and probably only kill 5 brain cells. You’re back? Hoooooooooookay.  Y’all.  I’m trying to be calm and measured in my response to this.  But can […] Read more…

“Universal Cup Size”: You’re Doing It Wrong

I remember timidly exploring the world of online lingerie shopping shortly after moving to New York.  I Googled my size at the time: 34DDD, according to Nordstrom.  Even though I soon found websites like HerRoom, FreshPair, Figleaves, and Bare Necessities, knowing my size wasn’t much of a help.  Some of these places didn’t seem to […] Read more…

Who is Allowed to Like Lingerie?

The lovely Lingerie Addict recently linked to a bunch of lingerie-in-the-news posts the other day, and I clicked on this one, because I thought it would be fun to see what brands women with more, um, generous budgets than mine turned to. Would they splash out on the fine and fancy, or would they be […] Read more…

Reeling and Healing

So a few weeks ago my brain made a crazy thought that was so loud, so angry, and so vicious that it made me cry: “What if [That Guy You Like] saw you doing this pole dancing shit? He’d be disgusted and repulsed, because you’re unattractive, and deep down you’re gross and unworthy of love.” Brain, you […] Read more…

The Body Public, Part V

I don’t look like Actress McSuperstar. I never have, and it used to break my heart.  I have wept many, many times over the course of my life because of the state of my body.  I wanted a flat stomach so badly.  I wanted smaller boobs and a perky butt.  But neither my body, with its […] Read more…

The Body Public, Part I

Hey y’all. I want to veer away from the frills and the food to talk a little about the bodies wearing said frills. I have lots of thoughts (shocker), so I’m breaking it up into parts. I’m primarily going to cite personal experiences as examples. In many cases, I am very, very fortunate that these […] Read more…

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