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Butt Masks: Please Kill Me Already

When I saw an ad on Sephora online for a “Booty Mask“, I was excited by discovering a  new avenue of ridicule. Haha, I thought, how absurd, a beauty mask JUST FOR YOUR BUTT! I’m still amazed by the aisles … Continue reading

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Let’s Say You’re Missing a Leg

You can imagine my delight at finding these wonderful trousers at the super edgy, superbly curated fashion site Ssense.com. Mid-rise. Four-pocket styling. Single cropped leg. Zip-fly. Partially lined. Tonal hardware. “Single cropped leg.” Roger that. No explanation necessary! Here’s another … Continue reading

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Tummy Control

Yesterday I bought a pair of Levi’s with tummy control. It was a milestone. And a defeat. You know all those commercials about “belly fat?” And maybe you say to yourself, Ew, what a slob, I wouldn’t let that happen … Continue reading

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Has This Happened to You? *TRIGGER WARNING

You’re getting ready to go to a Halloween party and you’re going as Axl Rose. You’ve got your bandanna on and a t-shirt and you’re struggling to get your leather pants zipped up. They fit okay a couple of years … Continue reading

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Eat Already, For Fucksake!

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Beautiful Leg

  Before today, I have felt offended by images of prosthetic limbs that seemed to fetishize amputees. Even though it’s none of my business what people fetishize, I will always remember the doctor who told Max to consider having his … Continue reading

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Desecrating Your Temple

  Everyone is freaking out about Michelle Kobke, who managed to create a tiny waist by wearing tight corsets. Personally, I find it disturbing to look at, but if her body is her temple, she is free to desecrate it. … Continue reading

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Real-life Photoshop

  Here is a model named Jazzma who’s been hanging out with a billionaire whose longtime girlfriend is Naomi Campbell. I snickered at the deforming photoshopped picture of Jazzma, and googled to see what she really looks like.   Wow, … Continue reading

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Fat Thighs

When I’m not thinking about death, I’m thinking about my fat thighs. My brain bounces between the two subjects like a ping-pong ball. I hate these preoccupations but I feel helpless against the tyranny of my depression. Obviously, I am looking for … Continue reading

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The Horror of Spanx

Why do you have to wear Spanx when you’re pregnant? Isn’t this a time to relax and celebrate your changing body? Since everyone can see you’re pregnant, why do they need you to have a compressed ass and thighs? I … Continue reading

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