I’ve gone ahead and seen my dermatologist. My skin now tastes of medicine, but that’s okay– bring on the medicine. My dermatologist laughed when she looked at my record and pointed out that I’ve got a habit of scheduling an appointment exactly every 3 years. The past 3 months has seen my skin spiraling down a pit of despair, and I wasn’t having it. My skin is one … Continue reading Women and Beauty: Part Two
I thought today that I might give you a behind the scenes look at how I craft my brand. First, let me say that marketing is something I’ve loved for a long time. I spent three years in high school studying marketing in a program called DECA . I never reached my potential because I was lazy and complacent. Otherwise, I loved the subject and … Continue reading A Behind the Scenes Look: Marketing
Women and Beauty: Part One Did you know that I’m a cartographer now? Oh yeah, I’ve been studying and mapping the lines on my face. My laugh lines and future crows feet are worrying me. And by the way, is there a more technical term that I can use in place of crow’s feet because there’s not too much more that can make a person … Continue reading Women and Beauty: Part One
Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins is a book that reimagines the way we view artists, or, I should say, brings us back to an earlier time before the concept of the starving artist was formed. While the ideas in this book make perfect sense, they felt big and scary to me. There’s a lot of big name celebrities and pauper to prince stories. … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Real Artists Don’t Starve
One of the really simple things that makes me happy is waking up and laying in bed listening to the birds outside my window. Some chirp, some whistle, some screech. Some talk fast, some slow. I love to hear their variations. It got me thinking: How absurd it is to imagine one species of bird being jealous or envious of another bird’s song. I can’t … Continue reading The Birds Don’t Compare
It’s been a whirlwind here at iwannabealady.com. So much so that I’m afraid you might miss out one some of the awesomeness. I know it’s hard to keep up with everything that everyone is doing, so I thought I’d put it all in one place for you. That way you can catch everything if you want, or dodge everything if you don’t want. Hey, you … Continue reading iwannabealady (IWBAL) Press Release!
Yes, we ladies like to complain about our wombs and ovaries, childbirth, period cramps and hormones. Complaining, if we’re being honest, can feel damn good. Nothing like a little girl talk about sore nipples, hot flashes, widening hips and unsatisfied clits to spice up our evenings. I get it, and I’m with you. But how about we shut up for a bit and embrace the … Continue reading Embrace Your Feminine
I miss being in school. I miss the required readings; the papers to write; the hours of research; realizing the best organizational style; the insights; the brilliant professor; the passionate professor; the exploration of ideas old and new; the naming of parts; the intellectual pushing and stretching; the art. You get the picture. So I’ve been wanting to make time to study something, and I … Continue reading Women and Comedy
Cowabunga Dudettes, Little Children by Tom Perrotta is the suburban satire you’ve all been waiting for. If there’s any modern novel of suburban dystopia that you want to read, this will be it. If you’re looking to blame society for the ills and disappointments of your life; if you’re looking to point a bony, bitter finger; if you’re looking to blame your ex, or your parents, … Continue reading “Little Children” Book Review
Just some of the thoughts on my mind today. Continue reading If I Tell You This Is Mostly About Poetry, Will You Still Read It? A Social Experiment.