Doesn't everyone promise that lifting this will make you happy?
This afternoon I went to the gym. I was feeling pretty good about myself, all sassy and cute, because I’ve lost another pound, for two pounds down. They may be squishy pounds, not hard pounds, but hey. Two pounds. (Squishy pounds are tucked inside that weight that [...]
The cake, however, is a lie. PS I posted on Gray James today, too.
I’ve been thinking a lot about “story,” what with all of this WRITING and what-not, and about the effect we have on narrative, and how narrative affects us.
The new History Channel special America: the Story of Us debuted Sunday night and [...]
OR, Some True Things, Some Gross Things, and the Heartbreak of Psoriasis.
Not a photo of psoriasis. That would be vulgar.
This post isn’t about diet. It’s only tangentially about exercise, but it IS about health! And a terrible secret.
Five years ago, spots, each the size of a pea, appeared at the center of the [...]
I feel like I’ve gotten kind of Serious and Heady here lately, which wasn’t my intention, nor does it make me feel like I’m fitting in well amongst the rest of my compatriots, who never fail to bring The Funny. I mean, I set out to lose some weight, and instead it’s like I’m growing [...]
In our infinite—okay, nearly infinite—collective wisdom, we here at Five Full Plates have decided that as part of our endeavor we should do a weekly check-in to see where we’re all at, and what we’ve learned in the past week.
There’s been a lot of talk ’round here about getting back on horses and back [...]