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In style & in life, you gotta work with what you’ve got

By Michelle

I went through something of a second growth spurt a year or two ago, around my 21st birthday. Before, I’d had slightly above average boobs that looked big on my small frame; suddenly, I had huge boobs, a butt and hips and thighs to match, and shimmery silver stretch marks that sprouted out of nowhere. […]

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No More “Buts”: A Lesson Illustrated With Shoes

By Michelle

This pair of shoes is from Fluevog. They are effing gorgeous and they cost $319. Not Christian Louboutin prices, but not cheap either. In the past, when sharing the light of Fluevog (glory-be and hallelujah!) with shoe-skeptical friends, I would immediately follow the price range of the shoes – ¬†which is approximately$200-500 – with “But […]

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Video Post: Excellence, not perfection

By Michelle

In which you can tell I’m really excited, because a. my hair is still wet (and my face still red, apparently) from the shower I got out of 20 minutes before, and b. I’m waving my hands around like some kind of terrible cheerleader. I also mention time travel and Aretha Franklin. Check it out, […]

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I Don’t Care How Smart You Are.

By Michelle

By most peoples’ definition, “intelligence” has a very narrow meaning. I am intelligent in several ways, some of which are “typical” intelligences (very fast reader, good memory) and some of which are not (good at arts and crafts). However, my parents drilled it into my when I was a child that there were so many […]

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Help Yourself.

By Michelle

via I’m not much for most commonly quoted maxims. I usually find them trite & annoying, to be honest. However, there is at least one which I often find myself experiencing firsthand & fervently agreeing with. And that is: (adjusted for a polytheistic POV, of course) “The gods help those who help themselves.” So simple, […]

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