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protein

Protein helps me feel more resilient.  My moods get less all over the place.  So I’m trying to eat more protein, but that isn’t always easy.  I’m mostly a vegetarian and gravitate toward carbs, fats, and veg. I don’t like protein powder–I would rather eat more what feels like real food.  Not to be rude… Read More »

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saneism

A friend mentioned saneism, a word I don’t usually use because sane and insane don’t make a lot of sense to me.  But I like the naming of the idea of saneism.  Yes, I see it–discrimination, hate, lack of respect, and over-simplifying of people such as myself all the time. crazy camp The conventional belief… Read More »

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fat liberation 101

This post fat liberation 101 started out as an email to a friend, offering feedback on something he’d written about healthy eating.  I thought it might be good to share here, in case anyone wants to know these basics.  I don’t talk much about the injustices fat people face, but those are everywhere.  Instead I… Read More »

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chicken cacciatore

Yesterday I made chicken cacciatore.  That might come as a surprise to you, seeing as I have a reputation for being vegetarian.  I don’t eat birds at all–I haven’t eaten bird since I was young.  I made a bird version and regular, which was vegan. elders This is what happened.  There are elders who live… Read More »

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herbal abortion

I blogged about how Earth love helps me feel stronger.  Herbal abortion knowledge is part of that.  It’s a way to use plant power to have control over our own reproduction and health. Also, I like learning about Earthy ways of doing things as alternative choices.  Mainstream medicine hurts me and is so dysfunctional.  The… Read More »

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affirmation arts

Sometimes I feel like giving up. So years ago I made myself a special atc with affirmations to help me understand I should keep living. When I know something will be difficult, I keep it with me.  I wanted to show you my affirmation arts. I also keep a list sometimes of four people to… Read More »

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how to love your tummy

I used to hate my tummy, back when I thought being fat was bad.  I believed I had a responsibility to try to thin myself, and I carried a ton of shame.  Now that I know weight doesn’t determine health, and health doesn’t determine value, I love my tummy.  What a good tummy I have! … Read More »

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anger

Oh hey, I was filled with anger.  Ming came home from the Las Vegas Catholic Worker soup line serving this morning and told me the cops are shutting it down.  I feel really upset that the government wins. Homeless people are people.  The government exists for them!  How is feeding hungry people a crime? Well,… Read More »

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accident

Oh hey, something momentous happened.  I had this incident accident I never told you about.  Well, a few weeks ago, Ming and I were walking by the urban river, on the under-utilized bike trail.  Suddenly, I was slipping and fell.  It was a weird slow motion kind of thing. Unbeknownst to us, there was a… Read More »

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trains

I used to say I did not especially like trains.  Well, that was never true.  I’m thinking way back.  Waaaay back. Yes, I could not help feeling excited.  How the trains flowed like water.  The excitement of the ding ding ding–the way a train’s passing lasted a certain amount of time.  The colors of the… Read More »