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My Butt

I was glaring at my butt in the mirror. After two pregnancies, it was a lot flatter and lumpier than I would like it to be. I fancied my rear was like a pat of butter melting down the backs of my thighs. You’d think, considering the years I’ve put into convincing other women to…

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Dim, Sticky Beginnings

Let’s pretend it’s 2006, and I’ve just had my first child. I’m cowering in the corner with my laptop, hiding from a messy house and the adorable 10-week-old baby girl wiggling on the living room floor. I feel like I’m trapped in a lonely dark hole. A hole littered with baby toys and dirty dishes. I…