Genius Envy (Everything Bad is Good Again)

Yo! Remember me? It’s okay if you don’t. Once again, I’ve broken one of the top 10 cardinal sins of blogging— the one that says, “Blog consistently.”

This is not a joke. There are actual people who make actual money by blogging about blogging rules to other bloggers. They form actual Facebook groups where actual bloggers pose actual questions about how to make a full-time income by blogging, or how to best use Pinterest to drive traffic to their blog, or what is the best editorial calendar to make sure they blog consistently… They take their blogging very seriously.

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The Hanger Games

A warning to my friends: If you run into me this week, I may seem a little crabbier than usual. There are seemingly many reasons for this, but it really all boils down to one: I am a cliché.

I’m one of those people who signed up for a weight loss program at the beginning of the new year. It’s through my awesome gym (shout-out to Ki’netik Fitness!), and it’s actually called “6-Weeks to a Healthier You!” And as everyone knows, “healthier” is really a code word for “skinnier.” I’m all for that.

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Oprah, take your bread and shove it…

Note: This post was originally posted on March 16, 2017 on my old blog, found HERE.

“Maybe it’s the gluten allergy talking, but if I hear Oprah gloating one more time about how she gets to eat bread every single day, I am going to track her down and smack her in the face with a baguette!”

I posted this as my Facebook status back when Oprah was just kicking off her “I love bread” Weight Watchers campaign, at a time when I was just coming to terms with a self-diagnosed gluten sensitivity.  It’s been 18 months since I stopped eating wheat, and I’m a lot less angry about it now. I mean, in the grand scheme of things, not being able to eat gluten is a pretty small issue. But, damn… I miss bread.

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