Body positive – My sister asked me to be her bridesmaid and I said no

Laura from Harrassed Mom   asked me to be part of her body positive campaign and initially I was reluctant because, if I’m honest with myself,  I am not all that body positive . But it did remind me of how I let my lack of self confidence rob me of a special moment.

I recently, as in last month, turned down the opportunity to be my sisters bridesmaid. There is no weirdness between us we annoy and love each others as siblings do. She’s my little sister, I’ve known her since I was just about to turn nine  and my mom insisted on bringing a third child into the home.

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Downtime does not mean defeat

I’m on forced Downtime, on sick leave of sorts – well I’m not under anyone’s full -time employ so it’s more that I’ve had to cancel commitments, canceled freelance shifts, moved meetings and so on. And with freelancing comes the dreaded no work no pay thing.

It is soooo difficult to switch off OMW! It has always been difficult for me to take sick days, I always feel so guilty that other people have to pick up the slack for something I had committed to. It started at school days my dad especially practically wanted a coroner’s report before I could call in sick.  And they would make me do homework buddy, “if you have time to lean you have time to clean” – or in this case, you can do spelling in bed.

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The adult brats epidemic…don’t be a statistic

I had this idea about writing how teachers are the most undervalued in society how parents can be so demanding and plain out ridiculous. Then I thought actually cops have to deal with a lot of ungratefulness too, oh and cashiers, oh and the media, flip “the media” is to blame for everything.

Then there are waiters and municipal employees and the list got so long I had to tear it up and start a new list…A list with one thing on…what is making society so annoying?…bratty people that’s it.

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