When I saw the above picture for the first time, I saw only one thing. Despite the fact that this photo was beautifully composed, framed, lit and shot by my talented friend and photographer Carole Robin, all I saw, all my brain would let me see, was that roll of fat on my back. And instead … Continue reading Truth time: we’re all a little insecure.
Years ago I was working at a job that was draining every ounce of energy I had. I purposely took the job because there was minimal contact with people and it was at a time in my life when I really needed that. Unfortunately, the few people I did have contact with at the store … Continue reading Musings on music, creativity and fear.
Often when we glance in a mirror, we’re actually searching for flaws. Well, I’m done with that shit. I refuse to play that game. When I look in the mirror now, instead I speak the words, “I love you, Emma. You’re fucking amazing.” And then I smile.
A man I was considering a relationship with once told me that he didn't think one person could change the world. Aaaaaand I discounted him as a viable playmate immediately. I kinda had to. See, it's real important to me that I wholeheartedly beleive in a world that isn't full of pessimists and defeatists. And … Continue reading I’m too poor to buy cheese anyway, so I may as well go vegan.
Settle in, folks. This is gonna be a long one. We've got some catching up to do. I'm writing this post from the very place I advised potential Canadian trekkers not to go: Kamloops. How did I get here you ask? I have no idea. I'm still trying to figure it out myself, so come … Continue reading Never give advice you wouldn’t bother taking.