Cultural Observations, #1: Body Pillows
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Cultural Observations, #1: Body Pillows

Some days ago I was in the best sleeping position ever nestled in between pillows and a blanket. The spot was so sweet I couldn’t even sleep, as an ode to my body pillow flowed through my head. The ode was really terrible, and I’ll spare you from reading it, but here’s what I will … Continue reading

The Weight of A Cultural Issue, Part II
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The Weight of A Cultural Issue, Part II

It has been exactly a year, almost to the day, that I wrote a post about weight and how Indonesians shamelessly comment on your appearance, particularly on how โ€œfatโ€ you look. Today, I am looking at this cultural issue from the other side of the coin. First of all, I havenโ€™t been trying to lose … Continue reading