When Gaining Weight Is Tough

I am a young, healthy, able-bodied woman. I am also a recovering bulimic and anorexic and I have control issues when it comes to my body. Editor’s note: This post may contain material which may be triggering to those with disordered eating.

A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One’s Own: Body Expectations

One of the quickest ways to irritate a pregnant woman is to bring up weight gain guidelines during pregnancy.  It’s a strange thing, I’ve spent thirty years in a society that has unequivocally told me that being thin is the ultimate goal of every woman, that no woman is happy with her body unless she’s […]

LadyGhosts of TV Past

My So-Called Life: Look How Far We’ve Come

Good morning all; I’m happy to be back with a My So-Called Life recap after a little holiday hiatus. And I regret to report that free episodes of MSCL are no longer available on Hulu. This seems to have nothing to do with the show itself and everything to do with Hulu starting to charge […]

Public Service

Hello Tuesday!

We’ve got a spring in our step and a song in our hearts at Persephone this morning, and it’s not because Luci spiked the coffee.  It’s one fun filled adventure after another on this crisp November morning, dear Persephone readers.