and since Todd wouldn’t give me my paycheck… giiiirl!
This show is actually the best
(Source: starbuckara, via bossypants)
Its been 15 years and I feel like I’ll always be waiting for this to bite Buffy in the arse!
Except that they would have gotten blown up along with the school at the end of season 3. Durr
This is where I belong. In the fight.
Everything I wanted it to be and more.
John Krasinski and Chris Messina, Away We Go premiere
Oh gawd, 2 of my biggest famous people crushes dressed up all snazzy in one photo.
Happy February Revolution day everyone. Only 3 more years until the centennial.
Overheard in Biblio
"I lost my lipstick when we went out last weekend and I’m devastated."
Watch Broad City, a show on Comedy Central starring Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer!
PEOPLE. “Broad City” is one of the better TV shows that I’ve seen in a long time. It’s hilarious, so you should watch it
This is one thing that gets to me. I’m pretty lucky by “beauty” standards. I’m skinny, and I always have been. My friends always call me out and say “I wish I could eat like you do and not gain weight.” I’m not a great eater, I like my junk food here and there, and I don’t exercise often enough, yet I remain a steady 123lbs. My happiest weight was around 128lbs when I was in high school field hockey and working out either 5 or 7 days a week, and had some actual muscle tone. I felt healthier, and was eating healthier and even larger quantities because I felt the need for more legitimate fuel.
So, it bugs me when people say “oh I wish I was as skinny as you,” especially when they add in the fact that I eat a lot and often not the best food. It’s like they’re calling me out for being unhealthy but also praising me because I’m skinny. Makes sense right? I have so many beautiful friends of all shapes and sizes and the only thing I wish for them is to be in a healthy state of body and mind, not chasing what the twisted media and standards are telling them to be.
I’ve been through a similar experience. Recently I noticeably lost some weight. The problem is that I lost weight for a very unhealthy reason — not by living healthier and not by choice. I lost weight because of the stress I was under and the depression I experienced when my mom was ill and after she died. I was often too sad to pull myself out of bed to eat and the stress was exhausting for my body. And yet I had people comment on how great I was looking. When they complimented me I would become visibly uncomfortable and even told them that I had lost the weight unhealthily and that I wish I hadn’t. They’d say “Still, you look great.” They didn’t care about how the weight came off, just that it did.
Not that I didn’t know how much society values thinness and looking “good” over practically everything else, but this experience smacked me in the face with that fact harder than ever before. So before you comment on someone’s weight loss, consider stories like these. Or just never comment on someone’s weight loss generally because other people’s bodied don’t exist for you to judge or comment on anyway…