Thanking The Haters

May 12th, birthday gratitude entry: Haters. Our first reaction to those who treat us in less than an honoring way is often to retaliate. But, MLKing reminds us, “hate does not banish hate.” A tribute, Lis, to those who’ve stomped on you? A thankfulness towards situations that have caused you pain? Abso-freaking-lutely. THIS is the…

No More Hiding

So I’m doing a thing. I’m scared, big time.   It may be one of the bravest things I’ve ever done. And I’ve done a ton of brave things.   I’ve stayed married to the same guy for over 30 years. (Full disclosure: this has required much more courage on his part than mine… he’s…

WTF?

Here’s my story. Has this ever happened to you?   I thought I was fat. Back then, “smile!” for the camera… and I was moaning to myself, “oh my God, I’m huge…” Sigh.   Having recently come across this photo, imagine my surprise when my first thought was “man, I looked pretty good… who knew…