The awkwardness of not keeping up with the crowd remains today. But I've already gone through it back in junior high and high school--and I understand the benefits. Despite the discomfort, I'm going to have to go with what I learned.
I'm on my 3rd week, having omitted desserts for the first time in my life. I'm not clear whether my withdrawal symptoms are still there or whether I've become someone I'm not so proud of. Post: http://tforia.com/journal/unsatiated/
It seems quite 'human' to be obsessed with beauty. Old statues are inspired by bodies of the young. Youth obsession is often justified by natural selection. What if that's not the case? There's actually no proof. Post: http://tforia.com/journal/breaking-youth-obsession/
Does your brain ever trick you into getting scared? After I clearly turned off the stove and left home, the fear of it being on haunted me...until I faced it. Post: http://tforia.com/journal/stove-anxiety/
Do you ever catch yourself adhering to morals from childhood stories? As an adult, I'm starting to realize, the morality doesn't add up. Original post: http://tforia.com/journal/unforgiving-enchantresses/
Finding myself weirdly competitive about a skill I only recently acquired... I don't play video games or any sort of games. My husband is really into games and we tried to find something that we can both play--but I'm just not into the competition. I just thought I wasn't a competitive person. Until, he showed interest in bread making.