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Don’t mind me!

Posted by Line Larsen on October 22, 2008

Don’t mind me, I am just eavesdropping. I am just listening in, while you talk to your friend or lover or ex-husband. I just want to watch you while you pick your child up, try to pay attention to the way your hair moves and the look on your face. Do you mind? Let me see how you walk. Maybe you have a special style of moving your feet, unknown to me to this day. Maybe you have a smile worth a thousand words. I need to record it!

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Fifth thoughts

Posted by Line Larsen on September 7, 2008

Terry Pratchett has a very good explanation for what goes on in our minds on a daily basis. He refers to it as first, second and third thoughts.

The first thought might go like this: “I don’t like that person. He is obnoxious.”

The second one would then be: “Is he obnoxious or are you simply thinking that because he disagrees with you?”

Then the third one chimes in: “You’re analysing perfectly normal feelings.”

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Dream a little dream, share a nasty thought…

Posted by Line Larsen on August 31, 2008

So there I was, staring at myself in the mirror and grimacing. My stomach stuck out like a bongo drum, my butt looked deflated and my breasts hung down to my hardly existent waist. Frankly, I wanted to cry. I thanked the questionable lord that no one could see me. The problem was that I was looking for an outfit fit for a wedding, something that many people would in fact see, and this was the best of the worst so far.

I felt humiliated. I was tired and sore in unmentionable places from all the walking back and forth between stores. It occurred to me that I had never before felt this bad about myself and my body… And smiled.

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