Author Archives: a. sprout

I am the fat girl running.

I sort of want to write this deep meaningful thing about being fat and getting back to running, but mostly, I just want to grin from ear to ear.  I want to smile, and jump up and down (scratch that, my knees couldn’t do that) and scream at the top of my lungs that I […]
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I like to Rick-Roll myself

I recently redid my running/exercising music list.  I am pretty sure MTV is to blame.  I watched the VMA’s because I like to watch train wrecks followed by Beyonce’ (seriously, how cute was her daughter and husband?), and ended up downloading a bunch of current pop music.  I won’t even apologize for the Taylor Swift, […]
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Funk

“I just want to have fun again!” The moment I said it, I knew it was one of those universal parenting truths that you think, but that should never pass your lips.  Like “I miss being able to go more than two hours without peeing.” Some days I wonder if I was really cut out […]
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I should be writing about my relationship with my father….

So I tried writing about race and realized that I have already said everything before.  I mean, I have things to say, I just need to figure out what the hell they are. What I really need write about though is the crap with my dad.  Because I promised my therapist I would. Recently my […]
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