Topic: growth

My Stretch Marks Are Not A ‘Serious Health Issue’ (NSFW)

My Stretch Marks Are Not A 'Serious Health Issue' (NSFW)

At 14-years-old, I went from a 118 lb. size 0 to a 140 lb. size 8/10 in just nine months. Nine months. Think of the last time you gained enough weight to constitute a size jump, and imagine that a few times over. My body could not accommodate this level of growth and — voila! Stretch marks abound.

(Somewhat NSFW, by the way: bra shots and underboob shots and thigh cream, so if you’ve got a stricter workplace, I’d save this one for a wee bit later.) More »

Bullish: How to Run Your Career Like a Business

Bullish: How to Run Your Career Like a Business

Sometimes – in a land of magic and rainbows – having a job can feel like being part of a big, happy family. And sometimes, being a freelancer can feel like being a free spirit who only associates with people of her own choosing. (No Wall Street douchebags here in my Bushwick apartment where I silk-screen t-shirts that say “fuck” on them!)

Feelings can really cloud a person’s thinking.

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