Coming out the other side

When I had an eating disorder the only thing that mattered to me was my belly. I was fixated, with a body dysmorphia specific to my stomach. I can honestly say that I’ve come out the other side, and although I believe I will always be ‘in recovery’ rather than ‘recovered’, it is a big achievement. So I’ve found it interesting to note recently that … Continue reading Coming out the other side

Barbie for President!

A new vision of Barbie was unveiled today, that astonishing woman who is nearly up to her 160th career. This time she is ‘Entrepreneur Barbie’, replete with smartphone and tablet as well as the obligatory bright pink dress and stiletto shoes. In spite of the seemingly positive career move for the ever-youthful lady, the usual digs were made. One article quoted a study, done by … Continue reading Barbie for President!

Anti-homeless spikes and #nomorepage3 likes

Ok, let me disclose upfront that I am biased on both counts here. There are two change.org petitions running at the moment that I’ve signed. The first, the #nomorepage3 campaign, has 194,796 signatures at the time of writing. The second, the petition to ‘Remove the Anti-Homeless Spikes’ has garnered 127,852. The first started two years ago, the latter just a week ago. I’m biased because I work … Continue reading Anti-homeless spikes and #nomorepage3 likes