Many unvaccinated people have medical or accessibility problems. Please stop calling us names.

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The belief “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” has created a spectrum of hypocrisy.

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I’m 55 years old and looking for a date.

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How responsible are you for obeying when you’ll have to live with consequences?

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My birthday highlighted how little I’ve accomplished in the past 16 months. You?

Photo by author. Candles from my cake.


Forget “leg day.” Every day is “whatever feels good day.”

The author at V-Tone Fitness in Rogers Park, Chicago, IL, USA


It often isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.

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You can’t control everything by watching what you eat and increasing how much you move.

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My life isn’t worse than it used to be; the problem is that I don’t have as much hope.

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We’re in denial that marriage has become another rite of passage that it’s fine to move through and leave behind.

Photo by Author. That was my actual divorce party cake.

Regina Rodríguez-Martin

Mexican American. Chicagoan. Generation X. Relishes questions of human behavior. Nobody’s mother and nobody’s wife. Blog: https://www.reginachicana.com.

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