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Skinny Myths

After the enormous response to the Places You Don't See Fat People post, the only natural response is a post about Places You Don't See Skinny People, which I realized is mostly non-existent. So instead, here are Top 5 Skinny Person Myths, based on a survey taken amongst tens of people.

1.  Skinny People Never Eat.
I am here to tell you that I know several skinny people that eat like it is their last meal everyday.  And not healthy food either -- but like movie popcorn with M&M's thrown in, three-meat pizza, and bags of chips.  But I also know skinny people (which will be abbreviated SP from here on out) that eat a whole three-inch piece of celery with fat free cream cheese and "are totally full."  Uh huh.  Note to SP:  you are not fooling anyone.  We know you stay hungry 18  hours a day to be a size zero.
2.  Skinny People Can Wear Anything.
Although an interesting thought, I do have a problem with this.  Sure, it's easier to find clothes in the warehouse-…

Not Your Typical Valentine's Day Post

Okay, so I'm single.  It's really not a big to me at all, because I finally have become content with it and actually enjoy doing all the things I do and how I live my life.  With Valentine's Day coming up, I have already sent my Valentine's care packages to my children in other states.  And I actually have a non-date with a very good friend who appreciates my enjoyment of singleness.

But I didn't always feel this way and in fact, I broke off a relationship this time last year.  Ouch.  So here's what I am doing and what you need to do.

Think back.  Didn't you know a guy who broke everyone's heart and still kept dating?  I did.  In college, as a tender, na├»ve freshman, I accepted a date with a hunky jock on the football team at college.  It didn't take too long to realize that he was not interested in vivid conversation about books, theater, and current events.  If you know what I mean.

So with my love of conversation and his lack thereof, we parted w…