Thunder Thighs

  • May 31, 2017 Thunder Thighs: What's Your Favorite Dirty Word?

    Welp. If you follow me on Twitter , you've likely already seen the news: someone is paying me money to overshare about my sex life IN BOOK FORM. *Whaaat? *That's right...

  • April 28, 2017 Thunder Thighs: Find Some Nuts, Eat Some Nuts, Kick Some Bad Guys' Evil Butts

    Fellow Thunder Thigh-ers: I believe I've mentioned in the past that my most complicated relationship is with my body. Well, right now, we're not speaking. I've just been dragging her along to as many ...

  • March 31, 2017 Thunder Thighs: Back In Your Inbox, Having Finally Achieved Enlightenment

    Bearers of the Thunder Thighs: I write to you from a place of uncharacteristic calm. I traveled up to the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health and found enlightenment

  • September 30, 2016 Thunder Thighs: Loving and Hating My Body

    I sprint to the bathroom and slam the door shut behind me, hearing the rush of footsteps come closer. My heart flailing in my chest, I grab for the door handle and spin the lock, just in time. The kno...

  • August 19, 2016 Thunder Thighs: A Million Little Memories

    I have spent the past 15 years of my life writing the same handful of moments over and over. Each time, I remember something new. Or I remember something differently. Or I wonder if it is not a memory...

  • April 10, 2016 Thunder Thighs: When You Fall Out of Love

    I am sick. Again. I feel as if I have been sick for entirety of 2016. There was even a week in March when I had laryngitis and, yes, I've heard all of the jokes about how my husband must have been thr...

  • March 18, 2016 Thunder Thighs: My Toddler Is Watching My Every Damn Move

    In the beginning, my daughter was a tiny blob. I could just plop her into her Rock n' Play and forget about her. Over time, she grew into a full-fledged tiny human, a girl who sat nicely with her book...

  • February 26, 2016 Thunder Thighs: Creating Spaciousness

    I started cleaning out the closet in my home office yesterday, just to pass the time while my daughter made it impossible for me to concentrate on my work. But even after I finally put her down for a ...

  • February 05, 2016 Thunder Thighs: Approaching Code Red

    Last week, I was asking myself: Am I normal? Do I truly have depression? Do I really need these pills? Or is this feeling of overwhelm just a na...

  • January 29, 2016 Thunder Thighs: Am I Normal?

    Last week, I started editing health content for About.com, a temporary project that's likely to end in the early spring. I marveled at the high traffic on posts about penis size. Apparently, it remain...