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329 Days ’til 40: Silencing Stereotypes

Thank you to my readers who so eloquently pointed out something I did not address in my post “331 Days ’til 40: Defining Ourselves.”  They brought it to my attention that, while I did a good job addressing the need to resist labeling ourselves, I did not address the reality of when others label you. Read the rest of this entry »


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331 Days ’til 40: Defining Ourselves

… and the Zebra continued to ponder… “Am I white with black stripes, or am I black with white stripes?  Oh no, if I cannot answer this question, how on earth am I going to be able to concentrate tomorrow? I am going to lose sleep tonight as I stay up to ponder this question.  I need to know, I HAVE to know – am I white with black stripes or black with white stripes?  I MUST be able to define who I am!!!”  A wiser, older Zebra soon approached him and said, “It is quite simple, in a short time you will be neither black with white stripes or white with black stripes – you will be the Lion’s lunch if you continue with this nonsense!” Read the rest of this entry »


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385 Days ’til 40: One Size Fits All???


Okay, how many of you out there have heard about or read those infamous sizing labels that claim to be “one size fits all”????  Really???  REALLY???  The thing that I find so hilarious about these labels is that one size does not even come close to fitting all…in fact, they often do not even come close to fitting a normal size human being! Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on February 2, 2012 in Clothing, Diet, Health, Self-esteem


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