‘You are not what has happened to you. You are how you have overcome it.’ So says Beau Taplin, a self-published author from Melbourne, Australia. He also wrote, “Your body is not a temple. Temples can be destroyed and desecrated. Your body is a forest — thick canopies of maple trees and sweet scented wildflowers … More Mission Impossible
I bought a magic scale for 200 dollars (although you can get cheaper ones off eBay). I remember telling my boyfriend at the time, Harley, about it. I said, “My metabolic age is 12.”
“What does that mean?”
“It means that the age of my body on the inside, is 12.”
He continued to scoff, as I continued to tell him the numbers – body fat percentage, physique rating, etc. When I took the Tanita scale out, he got excited.
“Put it down, put it down. I want to get on it!”
Someone should have warned me about how emotional people get when a square piece of metal and plastic shows a number.
Then 39, the scale said that his metabolic age was 33, not too bad. Four months later, I put him on the scale again. His metabolic age was higher this time, 37. He was indignant.
“This is b***s***!” … More 28, 19 and 12 – Three Magic Numbers
What’s your idea of therapy?
– seeing a psych? Boring.
– Colour therapy? Wearapy
– chores. Sounds crazy?
– Water therapy! From swimming to spa baths … More Do-It-Yourself Therapy
“Do I look sunburnt?” My boss looks at me from across the room. “People think I don’t know what’s going on. I know exactly what’s going on. You’ve put on a couple of kilos, haven’t you?” “Yes.” “You’ve put on some weight, and it’s gone to your hips. You finally look like a f***ing woman, … More When does a girl become a woman?
‘La petite mort’ = The little death = an orgasm. And so opens one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in a while. As a huge fan of stand-up comedy and a Toastmaster, I celebrate humour and jokes done well. This is not so much a blog post as a serious message to Kara, “I’ll … More Laugh at The Little Death