Activism! This is where all the posts go when I pull out my soapbox and start preaching about something that means a lot to me. When I do this people usually label me with some type of “ism”; feminism, lactivism, informed consentism, liberalism, progressivism, etc. In these posts I imagine some will think I’m “bitchy” which, from what I can see, is what society calls women with an opinion. Go figure.
I am a Pro-Choice [1. Capital Pro-Choice for the "Movement" of a political nature] Christian with a pro-life [2. not capitalized for the personal, moral feeling that belongs to me and is not forced on anyone else] heart. This tends to make some Pro-Lifers and Pro-Choicers hate me. *shrug* I honestly invite all people with an open mind and a willingness to compromise to join me in making a better world for all people – women, men, minorities, children, differently-abled – and strengthening families in all definitions of the word.
This certainly deserves an in depth post but for now just for a laugh (we laugh because it is true!)
People get very uncomfortable when I refer to myself as “fat.” I’ve been doing this for years. I was much thinner when I started and I said it in a way of dissing myself before someone else could. It wasn’t a very healthy thing. Now that I’m older, I say it for a much bigger … Continue reading »
If you frequent mothering or pregnancy forums of any ilk you are sure to stumble across the following post on a weekly basis. “Listen to what this person said to me!!!” The post will tell one pregnant woman’s story of some friend, family member, or even complete stranger saying something along the lines of; Wow, … Continue reading »
There is just so much excess in terms of the market for self-remodeling. I think most women are perfectly gorgeous and beautiful the way they are.~Eve Ensler Leonard Nimoy (yes, of Spock fame) did a series of photoscalled The Full Body Project You know what is hard? Looking for an Eve Ensler quote and then … Continue reading »