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Blog posts December 2011

A Reminder: We're all Temporarily Able-Bodied

December 22, 2011

It's been a long day and a bit, and by day I mean 24 hour period (I'm writing this Thursday night). I woke up to my alarm Wednesday morning, moved my head, something went crunch in the back of my neck and ever since I've had some pretty godawful pain…

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Holiday CRUSH

December 15, 2011

Working for one of the world's foremost shipping companies during the holidays is the. worst. The phone wont stop ringing, people keep coming in and out, we have SO MANY PACKAGES to move, and I can't seem to get my freakin' work done so every day the…

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The Twins are here!

December 13, 2011

Yesterday was a very awesome Monday. After a long wait my sister finally had her twins; Jesse Jr and Jasper arrived via c-section at 8:00am, full term and weighing well over 6lbs each! Everyone is doing fine and I'm just BURSTING with glee, tempered …

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Leggings ARE Pants. Who knew? Not me!

December 11, 2011

I had an interesting covo with FatHeffalump on Twitter on Sunday evening. She had linked to a column on the interwebs by a lady named Mia inwhich Mia was pondering the things we pass on to our kids, and what's both ok and not ok to pass on. Religion?…

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International Human Rights Day

December 10, 2011

Its' that time of year again! December 10th is International Human Rights day and I'll be spending it at the local library participating in Amnesty's Write for Rights campaign. I've done this the last two or three years and I urge my readers (I know …

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Happy Friday! Prop. 8 Overturned! Back in May...

December 9, 2011

EDITED TO ADD: Apparently the HuffPo story is from May, so now I'm confused whether or not this stuck. In any case, my thoughts below, just imagine I wrote this back in May. ;) 

I've been waiting for this for three years, and so have thousands, may…

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Liss Says it Best: Food Stamps Make you Fat

December 8, 2011

This just in from Rick Santorum's 'campaign' for the Republican nomination for president:

[Santorum] would address the deficit not by increasing taxes but by cutting spending, citing federal education spending, the State Department and food stamps…

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Tuesday Announcement, and History

December 6, 2011

Two things today; the first is that Caroline is swamped with her Master's and wont be regularly blogging at Fat and Not Afraid anymore. Boooo! I will sorely miss her writings and I think many of you will too. Wish her well in the comments and look fo…

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It Doesn't Matter What You Wear/Weigh/Say

December 5, 2011

I had an unfortunate incident occur Friday night while out a burlesque show with some friends. I don't really want to talk about that in and of itself, but I do want to talk about the circumstances around it, and some deeply ingrained notions I have …

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