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In which I show you my boobs. For the good of society.

A few weeks ago, I was sitting around a warm kitchen table with two of my best friends when one of them (I’ll call her Jane) mentioned wanting a boob job someday. She has lamented her breasts to me on more than one occasion, seeming to believe they were the only ones like hers in […]

Skinny and Struggling (Skinny J)

I am 33 years old. I have had 3 kids, all boys. They are now 6.5yrs, 2.5yrs, and 10 months old. I have been skinny all my life and made fun of for it. When I was in my early 20’s I enjoyed my body. I was a dancer, but I had nice boobs, and […]

Using Words, I Make It So. (Karen Radcliff)

I was brushing my hair one morning when my son came in to the bathroom. He hugged me around the waist, then lifted my shirt and poked my belly. “Why do you have a big belly and not a small belly like my friend’s mama?” I love questions from my son. I was prepared for […]

155 Pounds and Counting… (Momma Bird)

Here I go, I’m jumping in. I’m a tad nervous. This is me. 31 years living full & happy. Losing someone very dear. Gaining 2 beautiful kids. Stressed over money and medical woes. This is me. Not quite accepting myself… Yet enjoying life. My body will never be my friend. Not exactly a temple either… […]

Note to Self (Lolo)

I created a blog months ago, with the intention of writing in letter form and beginning with a letter to myself, but I found it really hard to open up and get started, but the creation of This is a Woman and a few other things have inspired me. Here’s what I came up with. […]

Thirty (Cassie Fox)

a temple. a stronghold. a tower. a life-bearer. an imperfection. an art form. a real life. a guardian. a flower. an ocean. a shell. a pleasure. a mother. a daughter. a woman.

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