danathepaina: La petite mort: Shit people say to the chronically ill. uctdgirl: alemonlemoned: Things that generally send me into something akin to a murderous rage. [tw for ableism] (note: every single one of these has actually been said to me at some point during my years of chronic illness.) Equating having a cold to the worst day in your life. Equating having a cold to dying. ...
The Burning Question: Can You be Fit and Fat? -... →
lifewithautoimmune: It’s better than being thin and unfit. Overweight people who exercise just 150 minutes a week have half the risk of mortality of normal-weight people who don’t exercise at all, according to research I conducted. That’s not true once you move from overweight (meaning a body mass index, or BMI, of 25 to 29.9) to obese (a BMI of 30 or more). But being fit and a little fat...
Baudelaire - Le Possédé (with English translation)
Le soleil s’est couvert d’un crêpe. Comme lui, Ô Lune de ma vie! emmitoufle-toi d’ombre Dors ou fume à ton gré; sois muette, sois sombre, Et plonge tout entière au gouffre de l’Ennui; Je t’aime ainsi! Pourtant, si tu veux aujourd’hui, Comme un astre éclipsé qui sort de la pénombre, Te pavaner aux lieux que la Folie encombre C’est bien! Charmant...
I hate when people say that they don't care about...
unpopular-opinions: Of course you care about looks. It’s just something you can’t control! Even animals as small as birds care about looks. Why do you think male birds have bright feathers? Because looks matter. Maybe they mean that personality is actually more important than looks. Maybe it means that they rather date someone with an great personality instead of someone hot. (Of course they...