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Belly Aches, a.k.a. Fat-Shaming Has Made Me Afraid to Go to The Doctor

There is a sharp pain in my right side and I refuse to go to the doctor about it. Here is why: When I was 7, I went to my first fat doctor. I remember sitting there naked with my … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful Valentine’s Day, a.k.a. How to Embrace This Holiday and Make It Your Own

Valentine’s Day is the popular kid everyone loves to hate, but I’ve always loved this holiday. It started in high school, when my friend and I decided that Valentine’s Day was a great excuse to make an amazing meal, sneak … Continue reading

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Women Talking About Sex. At Disneyland.

The fabulous Mona Darling, also known as Dead Cow Girl on the Internet, gathered together some amazing and real stories written by women about their experiences with sex and sexuality. The final product is the informative and entertaining book Glitter: … Continue reading

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Adventures in the Kitchen, aka I’m a Real Adult Now

Baked, stuffed tomatoes with sausage and rice, pasta with homemade parmesan and romano cream sauce, steamed peas, and a double-chocolate brownie cake with powdered sugar and whipped cream to top it off. If your mouth isn’t watering right now, I … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Shanghai, China: A Barren City, aka Finding Food on Lunar New Year's Day

Part of the ignorance that came with not realizing it was Chinese New Year was not preparing for how closed everything would be in Shanghai. The town, which is normally packed full of hustling people and peddlers, was completely barren … Continue reading

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Travel: Oh, Canada! Cocktails and Cookeries – Vancouver, B.C.

The West Coast Winos (a.k.a. L.M. Fleming and Cdub the Philosopher) converged this weekend in Vancouver, B.C. for the sole purpose of drinking amazing cocktails and eating delicious food. When we both realized we desperately needed “out” for a vacation, … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Pok Pok Noi – Portland, OR

I love me some Pok Pok, but between heading all the way over to SE and waiting an hour to get in, it’s not always worth the trouble. Sure, Whiskey Soda Lounge is amazing and a fabulous place to drink … Continue reading

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A Healthy Challenge: Forgiveness is Just the Beginning

My father got diagnosed with leukemia when I was 12, but, as much as the incident forced me to deal with mortality at a young age, I didn’t really relate that mortality to myself, as much as to my parents. … Continue reading

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White Bean (and Blood) Puree

Turns out, that can wasn’t as friendly my finger thought it was, because it sliced me all the way down to my knuckle bone. Continue reading

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