Shapely Prose Tent Revival: Please do not literally torture yourself, ever

Gather round, Awkward Army, and join me, Sweet Machine, for a Shapely Prose Tent Revival! (photo by Trey Ratcliff) The occasion of our glorious gathering is the existence of the Pavlok wearable fitness tracker, described by the Telegraph as a device "which gives the wearer an electric shock if they fail to meet their daily … Continue reading Shapely Prose Tent Revival: Please do not literally torture yourself, ever

#588: Can we please stop body shaming ourselves and each other as a form of female bonding?

Dear Captain Awkward, I'm in need of some thoughtful advice. How do I deal when friends express insecurities that feel directly hurtful to me? I have a great group of friends who are generally loving and supportive. I am the only fat person in this group (I don't use fat in a derogatory manner). On … Continue reading #588: Can we please stop body shaming ourselves and each other as a form of female bonding?