Category Archives: the Body

I see you baby, shaking that ass

WordPress sent me an email recently, saying Congratulations On Four Years Of Total Blognation. Ok they didn’t word it exactly like that but they did say congratulations. Four years! Maybe you’re looking over at the archives right now and thinking, … Continue reading

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Let me see that (muscle) roll

Whoa Gentle Reader. I just learned what a muscle knot actually is. I mean, I figured it wasn’t a literal knot, since there’s no free end to tie, but I didn’t know exactly what else to imagine and had a … Continue reading

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What a let down

This here is a photo of my latest not-so-glamorous ballet accessory: What the heck are these things? Disposable nursing pads, bitches! What the heck are they for? They go inside my sports bra in case I experience a let-down during … Continue reading

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There is a roundness.

Smirnoff is still reminding me to think about my tummy, “Remember, my dear, pull in the tummy every time you go down into plié! And every time you go up into relevé!” And all the times in between too, right? … Continue reading

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Thinking about it right now even.

Sure enough, Pull In Your Tummy has become the new Hold Your Chin Up. I hear about my tummy about 1727554577329928376 times during class. And somehow this doesn’t even annoy me. It’s like, yeah, I do need to pull in … Continue reading

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What it’s like to be back

What’s it like to come back to ballet after a long absence and a baby? It’s like this: I look in the mirror before pliés and see that my waist is thicker, and I think what a relief it is … Continue reading

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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand we’re back.

Back to ballet! Gentle Reader, it has been a Long Time since my last class, Which you might remember was The Most Annoying Class Evar. Here’s the link in case you want to relive the annoying. So I was a … Continue reading

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