I actually pity the men and boys in our society/societies. And women/girls. Or really everybody. Here’s why: This novel was a big favorite of mine. Now I… Read more “#Girldown”
On living with bulimia
It took me a long time to admit to myself that I had a serious problem. And even longer to start talking about it publicly (fortunately I was wise enough to seek treatment right away). But I don’t think I have ever gone beyond saying that I was seeing a shrink, took some drugs and had an undefined eating disorder. I thought that people around me either don’t care or would be disgusted by it and me (the way I was about myself). But talking helps, even if it pushes people away (my roommates decided to ‘divorce me’ based on my ‘lack of mental stability’). It makes ‘it’ a reality, acknowledged by others, therefore something I can fight with, not only in my head.
Having turned 30 last year, I cannot really go around hiding my incompetence behind the ‘rookie’ argument. It seems that I’m too old to hold on to… Read more “Imposter Syndrome”
Goodbye Chicken. Hello, Dog!
[To be precise the Lunar New Year isn’t until mid-February] Christmas sunset on Bali. Right before or right after New Years Eve, I have a habit… Read more “Goodbye Chicken. Hello, Dog!”