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Amazon: Why I hate the Wal-Mart of the online world

Amazon: Why I hate the Wal-Mart of the online world
I feel like the lone wolf here, but I have to just say that I think Amazon sucks. First and foremost, their prices are no longer the cheapest. I use the Google Chrome extension WikiBuy, which compares online prices for any product, and I am noticing more and more that Amazon is no longer the... Read more »

Hiatus over: breaking the trend, returning to church

Hiatus over: breaking the trend, returning to church
When I awoke yesterday morning, I did the same routine so many others do on a Sunday morning. I got up, had coffee, read the news, and showered. Then, I did something unusual for me. Actually, it’s something becoming more unusual for Americans in general. I went to church! That’s right, I, a loud, gay, immigrant-loving, equal rights... Read more »

Facebook's 'On This Day' becomes prosaic

Facebook's 'On This Day' becomes prosaic
By now, everybody should know that Facebook has a feature called On This Day. For the few that are not aware, it’s a daily look back at all the shit you’ve posted on Facebook in previous years. For those people who use Facebook only as a way to track milestones, this is probably a wonderful feature that... Read more »
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Prosperous: Looking and Being are two different things

Prosperous [pros-per-uh s]kanji_prosperous adjective 1. having or characterized by financial success or good fortune; flourishing; successful: a prosperous business. 2. well-to-do or well-off: a prosperous family. 3. favorable or propitious. I got the above definition of “prosperous” from Dictionary.com. I settled on using the Dictionary.com definintion for no reason other than it was first in... Read more »

Orlando: Sorting through my emotions

Orlando: Sorting through my emotions
At this point in time, most people have already spoken their thoughts and feeling regarding the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. I am not sure how so many people have expressed their feelings so quickly. I know some came from a place of only hurt, others only anger, some a combination... Read more »

Facebook is making the world a hardhearted bitch

Facebook is making the world a hardhearted bitch
I remember being asked when I was younger what I would want my super power to be if I could only have one. “I want to be able to fly,” I would normally answer. Occasionally, I’d answer something about teleporting or something silly, but there were just a small group of answers I would cycle... Read more »
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Hey negative people, if you don't like what I love just keep it to yourself

Hey negative people, if you don't like what I love just keep it to yourself
As someone who loves to be in a crowd and who loves to step into the spotlight, it comes as a shock to a lot of people that I do not really care for people that much. To me, people are just so annoying, myself included. Whether they are whining about their job/partner/mistress/house or complaining... Read more »

Gaining weight after a huge weight loss is not a laughing matter

Gaining weight after a huge weight loss is not a laughing matter
Talking about weight loss is super easy, but talking about weight gain is not quiet as easy. After celebrating the loss of over 126 pounds over the course of last year and the first part of this year, I am sad to report that I am now 30 pounds heavier than I want to be.... Read more »

"Dear Fat People" haters need to look within

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Nicole Arbour, now famous for her “Dear Fat People” video, is making the rounds on talk shows to try to save her reputation. Arbour, previously known for being a comedian, motivator, and, according to her YouTube profile, emoji lover; is now only known for her video about fat people. Though she probably thought it was... Read more »
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FitBit: I'm breaking up with you, here's why!

FitBit: I'm breaking up with you, here's why!
I published a column a few weeks ago regarding how I tracked every step I took using my FitBit. I credited the personal fitness tracking company with making me more active, and I still give them tons of credit in my loss of over 100 pounds last year. My history with FitBit began when I started... Read more »
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