No More Bikini Body!

It was a Tuesday afternoon and I was trying to will myself to hold a plank for 10 more seconds. My arms shook and drops of sweat made jagged circles on my yoga mat.* From the screen in front of me a chiseled blond spoke chipper words of encouragement while I grumbled expletives under my … Continue reading No More Bikini Body!

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Soggy Paper Plates

Let's say it's 2012, and you're in my neighborhood. It's 6:30 in the evening, and you see that my lights are on. "I wonder if Brandy has dinner ready?" you wonder. Because maybe you've come to a party at my house before, and you've sampled my creamy roasted tomato soup with thick grilled cheese. Maybe I've … Continue reading Soggy Paper Plates