"I wanted to go to the park whenever and read one more book and not stress about the stuff left out on the counter. "
"I found that the things fractured by our separation and divorce began to heal."
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"I was taught to be a good feminist and turn my nose up at porn. Then everything I thought I knew about resisting objectification was turned upside down."
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"It has been habitual, since I left the enclave, my careful shuttering of myself."
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"I stood outside MTV’s TRL with signs, covered *NSYNC for Teen People magazine, and met 98 Degrees when they signed CDs at a local mall."
"Was this why I could never shake that lonely gnawing in my belly when I was growing up? Was she the reason?"
"Veterinary medicine is one of the least diverse occupations in America."
"My mother’s guiding principle was that it was more important to look good than to feel good. ... When I was in high school, she sat me down and gently explained that I was no natural beauty."
"It would be the first of many diagnoses as we battled a tumor that was supposed to be 'the good kind.'"
"I’m simply a daughter who cares about her parents. And I’m a citizen looking around at our irrational health care system and feeling helpless, enraged and scared."