life relationships 

The Formerly Inadequate Fat Girl

  I’ve been asked by a lot of people recently what “Tales of a Formerly Inadequate Fat Girl” means.  Allow me to explain…   First a bit of a disclaimer – you are not going to find a before and after story of a girl who was fat and is now thin. That’s not what the name of this site is about. I am fat – always have been, in varying degrees, and I doubt I will ever be thin according to society’s standards. I am totally confident with who…

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Art life musings 

Creative Passion – My Manifesto

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” ~ Jack Kerouac     Why, why, oh why, do I insist on trying to mainstream? Why am I trying to be like that, like everyone else? I have tried so many times over the years to be normal and mainstream  – it always felt wrong and uncomfortable. I know I’m not like others – I never have been. I’ve known this since I was a child. I am meant for more. The creative…

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life mix tape music musings 

Fall Mood – 17 Goth/Alt Songs Perfect For Brooding

Time for another mix tape playlist! If you’re anything like me, you absolutely love fall – however it tends to help put me into a melancholy state of mind. Not that this is a bad thing… This mix tape playlist will feed into that brooding and angst you’re feeling as the leaves change and we prepare for another long, cold winter – well that’s what The Farmer’s Almanac is calling for anyways.  This one is chock full of classic alternative greats like Joy Division, The Cure, Depeche Mode and Siouxsie & The Banshees.…

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