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Finding Normal.

When I was a senior in high school we had these “Senior Books,” which were basically glorified scrapbooks that somebody conned us into buying. We put pictures and notes and pieces of memorabilia in them – to help us remember the year, I guess. One of the very last pages had a place for “goals” and I wrote “Be Happy.”…

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Don’t touch my milkshake.

Clearly in politics these days you have to be an extremist to be accepted, but is this becoming a trend in all aspects of society? I read an article today on about “Mommy-rexia” – a supposed trend of mothers-to-be not gaining enough weight ON PURPOSE because they want their post-baby bodies to be like their pre-baby bodies, or something. WHAT? So…

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