primordialpaper asked:

I know this is kind of irrelevant, but something I really liked about episode 11 of RWBY is how Weiss, who's racism against the Faunus was never really addressed after Volume 1 (I think you made a post about it), literally ran in front of Velvet to block that Paladin's attack.

That was her first big step to resolving all of the racist comments she made back in v1. This is the first instance where I can actually say “ok, she’s changing now.” It was good symbolism in a lot of ways- I’m proud RT knows how to redeem their main characters. 

i think shaving my head was a big step for my self confidence?? like at the time i just wanted to do it for fun but looking back on it now i can see that i didnt quite know how i wanted to look before i’d shaved it and now i still dont know but at least im not giving myself horrible haircuts anymore

anonymous asked:

Oh my goodness you live in Michigan too! I'm very much interested in Wicca and Paganism and I'm hoping to start making my own small altar and a BOS soon. I can't believe you live in Michigan too! And you're my age! This makes me even more excited to become a Wiccan!

Omg yaaaas!! If you would like, you can send me a convo and we can see how close together we live!! :D I’m so excited for you, that you’re so excited about this haha! It’s a big step, but paths like this I’ve found to be incredibly rewarding. ^-^

Zlatan Unplugged

Tomorrow night it’s time for the classic meeting PSG vs. Marseille. How is the atmosphere on the team before the big match?

Zlatan: Everything has been calm as always.

Le Classique this Sunday will be broadcast by 43 TV stations and is discussed a lot in countless media around the world. Does it feel like there is a difference between the buzz around you before a match like this compared to an “ordinary match” in League 1?

Zlatan: No, I don’t think so.

French football is hotter than it’s been in a long time, and the big star in League 1 is called Zlatan Ibrahimovic. How does it feel to be such a big contributor to this step up for the French league and Paris Saint-Germain?

Zlatan: That’s nothing I think about.

With a very tight match schedule you have managed to win all matches, although you have changed players around and tried different starting lineups. Within the team, do you feel like you have reached a point where everyone is secure and self-confident, regardless of opposition or starting lineup?

Zlatan: We have a squad with good breadth, that’s why we can rotate the team.

anonymous asked:

idk why im telling you this but anyway i think today i finally took some big steps in getting over my crush, he just doesnt deserve me and hes even a bit mysogynistic. i still care a lot about him, and rn i wish i could be closer to him because he's depressed, but it's so better now.

im really proud of you buddy! it takes alot to get over someone plus im glad you realized that dating him would be toxic to you

lachelnbitte asked:

ace and aro people face social oppression but not systematic oppression, right? i mean it's sorta a stigma in all societies that a romantic relationship is required, so i think garnet being aroace is a really big step into diminishing that social oppression!


anonymous asked:

for the anon asking about the psychiatrist. the doctor can only tell ur parents if you're putting your life in danger or someone else's. so there is a possibility that he could but I would talk with him about. it could be a big step in recovery and it can be scary. but you can do it anon!!


as mentioned previously, the boys met yesterday. [!!!]

my guy and i had a long conversation after the cope concert last week about our relationship & where things were going, and by the end of our talk he made it clear he was ready to take the next step and meet rhyan.

[back-story on the basketball: after seeing rhyan’s old/worn out one in my car, he commented on how he needed a new/legit/official one]

so i shouldn’t have been surprised when he showed up at our door yesterday with a shiny new ball in hand. introductions were made, we settled in to watch the acc championship and made small talk during the commercials. it was apparent from the start, there’d be no issue with their getting along … they immediately bonded over all things manly & guy-related.

after the game, we hit the basketball court to break in the new ball & show off our skills with the old one. we laughed, we poked fun at one another, and quickly eased into the groove. at one point, rhyan gave me a quick thumbs-up and whispered ‘he’s alright!’ [and yes, i melted]

we returned home to the smell of corn beef roasting in the oven, i put the meal together and we dove in. rhyan later commented on how strange it was to have a third person at the table, which was true … it’s always just been him and i. after dinner we stuffed ourselves with cheesecake and caught up on some dvr’d shows before saying our goodbyes.

i walked him to the car and thanked him for such an incredible day, and he quickly turned the tables – saying it was his absolute pleasure.

and in that moment, all was right in the world.

1) Apologies for people who don’t like feet. BUT

2) this is the first time I’ve weighed myself the entirety of the Winter Challenge. I kept forgetting, or being scared to, or last week I was on my period and was like HELL NO.

I started the challenge at 238.2 pounds. I ate like shit yesterday and I still stepped on the scale this morning. At basically the half way point, I wanted a check in.

This is my highest weight from before my surgeries this summer. I never thought seeing a number like this would make me happy.

Sure it’s only 3 pounds lost in 4 weeks, but you know what? I think I lost inches.

Here’s a little secret: I put on jeans this morning.

Yes. I hate jeans. I refuse to buy a bigger size and because of that I never wear them. Well. All my pants were dirty and it’s casual Friday.

Don’t get me wrong. The pants are still a little tight. But I buttoned them.


I promised myself that this challenge for me was going to be all about non-scale victories.

This was my main one. I’m not quite where I want to be yet, as the jeans are still uncomfortable and a large part of my stomach is very unflattering at the top. BUT I BUTTONED THEM!!!

Happy Friday everyone! HAPPY FREAKING FRIDAY

Forgive Me...

I want to apologize.
For all the mischievous misdeeds and mistreatment in misleads,
I have struggled to confess.  Surely, conquered by the best,
But professed in a way when a hand relaxed itself on chest,
the beating of a breast bone wasn’t enough to include
the tones of an algorithm adding itself up for love to be shown.

I want to apologize.
The words one day will come out of your mouth and feel shame
when you stand before your spouse naked, unadorned apparel,
And the only thing you wear is the guilt from relationships past, 
That I fastened myself into like a buckle clicking from behind a wheel
Where steering became a thing from a laugh. We did laugh. We laughed a lot.
More than a thought, but an actual blot of ink smeared down and through
pages riddled like composition marble, only to find ourselves marveling at last.

I want to apologize.
One day when the sun sets and your hands are nestled in each others,
I will creep into your thoughts at that place and begin to make waste
To the sentiment of marriage, and my heart grieves this case. It probably
Has already happened, and since it has, I’ve saddened not because of me
Not grabbing hands, but simply because I was reckoned in thoughts.
It wasn’t me who bought the moment, but only a person who ruffled
the sheets on the throne that he should sit in.

I want to apologize.
For all the respect that comes from you is in confrontations out of the blue,
And I have mishandled your words from truth to lies, slightful vies,
Where I say, “Do you want the truth?” and you say “No,” yet cry.
I know, more than you think I do; where the caged bird sings behind bars,
Calling all cars, to a place that was charred; people fighting for freedom, and we did not.
Simply scathing the cage for a wage compensated to us from a trust that was
Formed out of lust, and those times have past. We were rewired, reborn,
reviled and we mourned. I know, and if I could just place my finger on your lips
to make you harken to silence, and show you a film over the beats of triumph, it would be this.

I want to redeem.
You would see on the silver screen, a film where two people were at their best,
Heaving chests and we ask ourselves where our love has gone. We are
stacked against when we see odds in perfection, a selection of crafty
expertise in sexually attracted sections. “I’d stay forever. I’d say I love you
Falling away, you realize what true love was, for the fear of letting go,
Was conquered by the love that lets us know what stays forever. And I am there,
Ruffled thrones, sunsets shows, marble notes, and subtle tones,
Creeping in places that don’t belong to me, but my promise was kept.

So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
—  Christopher McCandless
Moving day!

So, another chapter, another big step…Peter moved in this afternoon! 3 trips and no furniture (thank goodness) and the move is complete. So happy it’s a holiday weekend so we’ll have all day tomorrow and Monday to organize, rearrange, and get everything in order before the work week begins. So happy that I will get to fall asleep to him every night and wake up to him every morning :)

Hi all.

I am having a blogging time-out while I organize my thoughts during this semi-hectic-but-totally-awesome transitional period in my family’s life. In the last week the following has occurred:

  • My husband got a new job!
  • We all came down with the stomach flu :(
  • We found our dream home, signed a lease & are moving this weekend :-) :-) :-)
  • I spoke with a local modeling agency & I may be hopping on board within the next few months, eek!
  • Aaand I should just throw it in the mix that I have like, 5,384 loads of laundry to do ;-)

I will catch up with all of my tumblr/blogging friends very, very soon, and share all of the crazy-awesome shenanigans we are getting ourselves into. Ahhh! Can’t wait!

Hugs & all my love!

The three easy steps to understand Lexa:
  • Step 1:[THE FREAK OUT] No way! DON'T YOU DARE DO THAT, LEXA!!! I CANT BELIEVE SHE DID IT!!! You screwed up so big.
  • Step 2:[THE ANALYSIS] Why would she do that? *thinks of her background and POV as a leader*
  • Step 3:[THE REALISATION] OHHHHHHH... My poor baby, she needs a hug!
  • Conclusion:The people who are anti Lexa never went past step 1.