Uncomfortable: Girls are Crazy Because Guys are ***holes

Have you heard of the “crazy/hot scale” A.K.A. the “Hot Crazy Matrix”? If you haven’t, sadly, it is a thing for this generation. But, ya know what? I think it is TRASH!!!! Women are crazy because men make us crazy (for the most part); as there are always exceptions to the rule…  Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Girls are Crazy Because Guys are ***holes”

Uncomfortable: Why Can’t We All be Like the Drunk Girls in the Bathroom?

One thing that I learned working as a #JackGirl in the Reno Rodeo this year, is that women LOVE to hate on other women… And the huge resounding question in my head goes like this: WHY?!?!?!?!?!?!? Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Why Can’t We All be Like the Drunk Girls in the Bathroom?”

Uncomfortable: The Gym and an Eating Disorder

Getting back into the gym after having an eating disorder can be tricky, and it sure isn’t easy. It is easy however, to get carried away and become addicted to something else – that could potentially give you the same result as the eating disorder had: being (or wanting to be) the thinnest person in the room, i.e. “the drive for thinness“. Which we all know, is NOT GOOD. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: The Gym and an Eating Disorder”

Uncomfortable: Expectations – Are We Setting Ourselves up for Failure?

Recently I wrote a blog about relationships and expectations that we set for ourselves when we believe certain wheels have been set in motion. But, we set expectations for ourselves in multiple areas of our lives. In doing so, are we setting ourselves up for failure? Are we creating unreasonable, or unattainable, ideals?  Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Expectations – Are We Setting Ourselves up for Failure?”

Uncomfortable: Dating | Do Women Really Have a “Checklist”?

So first off, everyone has a checklist. Whether you admit that or not is up to you, but we all subconsciously have one – even if we aren’t necessarily aware that we do. We all look for some specific attributes when we are checking someone out.   Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Dating | Do Women Really Have a “Checklist”?”

Uncomfortable: What Are We Saying to Our Daughters When We Tell Them to “Put some clothes on”?

So, there are two main schools of thought on this:
a. We are telling our daughters to respect their bodies and respect themselves
b. We are telling our daughters that boys/men can’t always control theirselves – so they (our daughters) need to dress appropriately as to not gain improper or unwanted  attention Continue reading “Uncomfortable: What Are We Saying to Our Daughters When We Tell Them to “Put some clothes on”?”

Uncomfortable: I Got Laid Off…

I’ve had a job since I was 15 years old – I am now 26 and I was just laid off, due to budget cuts. This is the first time that I have NOT had a job in my adult life. I went from being sad, to being mad, to feeling like a piece of garbage. Having a job has always been a part of my identity. So, what do you do when a piece of you is removed from the picture? Unwillingly mind you… Continue reading “Uncomfortable: I Got Laid Off…”