Category Archives: Vanity

20 Things I Never Thought About When I Was 20

Dear Younger Self, You were so cool.  You saw Jane’s Addiction play their first tour.  You hennaed your hair and stayed in hostels. You wore combat boots with baby blue thigh-highs.  You danced on tables—not for money, just for sport.  But you know what?  If you could see yourself now, in your 40s, you wouldn’t […]

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We’re on TV!

(Updated to include second segment) Remember when the news crew came to my house to shoot a segment about secondary infertility?

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Will I Ever Be Able to Button This Jacket?

You’d think my wedding day would be motivation enough to finish losing the baby weight. After all, my first dress fitting is just three months away (!!!) and the designer made me promise I’d be at my goal size by then. But lately, I’d been trying to reach that goal by “thinking thin,” which I […]

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I’m Going To Be On TV Again

Remember that time I was on Ricki Lake? (I’m going to assume she wasn’t canceled because of me.) Anyway, guess what?  I’m going to be on TV again!

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The 5 Most Annoying People At The Gym (& Big Rowdy Sprout News!)

Now that my little one is in preschool, there are no more excuses: I have to lose the baby weight.  But getting back into the gym after a three year hiatus is hard, and not just because my flabby ass would rather sit still on the bike (that’s why they call it stationary) watching re-runs […]

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