READING THIS WEEK…
Virgie Tovar on being
I thought I was addicted to food, but I was actually addicted to dieting and the drama it ensured.
With dieting, each calorie had the power to make or break my day.
With dieting, each bite I took or didn’t take felt like the difference between me being good or bad.
Marley Dias, the 11 year old who started #1000BlackGirlBooks,
Doreen St. Felix on the power of
and her new album,
A Seat at the Table
IF I COULD HAVE A PICNIC WITH ANY 3 PEOPLE…
My friend Sean
and I can't stop laughing.
EYES AND EARS…
A friend told me to listen to this back episode of Death, Sex & Money with Ellen Burstyn - omg, you guys,
. She talks about "should-less days" and then reads this poem on dying - !! It's so good. There's a
where Ellen Burstyn is interviewing Gloria Steinem and it's amazing, too! I didn't watch a lot of TV this week because I didn't want my eyes to forget the image of Beyonce, but I did start watching older seasons of
RuPaul's Drag Race
because in these troubling political times, I've found that RuPaul is a source of sheer, unadulterated joy.