My sister lives 5 hours away, so she tries to come up every other weekend which helps, but the main care giving falls on me. I feel very guilty if I can not get in every day, even though I know that she is safe.
I plant a kiss on the side of your neck, another on the back of your head as I inhale as much of your intoxicating scent as my lungs can fit.
We asked her who she saw and she pointed to the wall and again said ‘the funny lady.’
“You’re in the exact same position as when I left the room. I’m impressed. Did housekeeping come in and find you?”
From the dark corners of the old block, appeared this skinny and frail woman in red. She seemed to look like a student, at least that was what Makcik R thought at first. Makcik R was about to call girl over, when she realized the woman wasn’t actually walking on the ground. She was floating in mid-air.
I know that after this article gets posted, I’m probably going to officially lose my status as “Dude” for violating some aspect of the “Bro Code” I was honestly not aware of. I’ll say this much: I know where I stand with my “girl friends” today, know where I stood with them 10 years ago, and know where I’ll stand with them in 20 years.
As a plus-sized woman, however, I’m frequently annoyed with stereotypes and assumptions about us. It’s time us big girls spoke up and were heard.