Health & Fitness

What I learned when I was fat-shamed at 5-years-old

They didn’t have my size. And no, the woman couldn’t check the back for extras….


What my nightmares taught me about myself

“You’ve got discoloration and puffiness,” my esthetician informs me helpfully, wiping a cooling cucumber salve…


What ‘The Nutcracker’ taught me about the world

Last weekend, I went to see the Nutcracker, a holiday pilgrimage that by my estimate,…


Why I had to move back with my parents to really see the world

I’m not a mumbler by nature, but when someone asks me where I live, the…