For years doctors have told the mister and I that we can’t possibly be gluten intolerant or celiac because we’re both overweight. Apparently that’s all bullshit, at least according to the new doctor the mister saw today.
So we’re both on a gluten free diet starting pay-day to see if there’s any improvement.
I’m pissed off because, yet again, serious health complains have been ignored because we’re fat. His stomach problems for years were dismissed as IBS and whenever celiac was brought up it was dismissed due to weight, my joint problems for years were dismissed as being caused by my weight despite the fact they’ve been lifelong and I was thin for more than a third of my life.
At least we’ve managed to find doctors that take off the fat blinkers and look at the symptoms, not the body size in front of them.
Research mode activated!
About her silvern shoulders two musky black tresses curl,encircling them with their ends as though they were links in a chair.(Shahnama 1:21-3)
It was this description and Rudaba’s physical beauty that initially attracted Zal. Rudaba also consulted her ladies-in-waiting about Zal. Zal came to the walls of Rudaba’s palace where Rudaba let down her tresses to Zal as a rope and he immediately climbed from base to summit. Rudaba seated Zal on the roof and they both talked to each other which was unacceptable according to Persian tradition. x
Talking about that, by the way: one of my favorite tales to tell is the Persian legend of Zal and Rudaba, which is generally seen as the earliest known version of the Rapunzel tale (also known as AaTh 310 for those folklorically inclined). The whole story is utterly fascinating (trying not to go off on a fangirlish tangent here), but my favorite part is the classical image: when the lady, Rudaba, lets down her long (black!) braid from her balcony, the hero just kisses the braid and says: “I wouldn’t hurt you, I brought a rope.” Hell yeah. x
I wonder if this will stop the shaming of poorer people who can’t afford to eat fresh foods instead of processed? Probably not.
THE most underrated scene in the entire movie. It was perfect. And do you know how often I see gif sets of it? This is the second one I’ve seen since the movie came out (It’s been over 5 months, now).
So let’s just pause for a moment from reblogging gifs of Tony’s sass, Loki’s sex appeal, or Bruce’s fluffiness and just appreciate this nameless, old, German guy and how, even though he knew he would probably die, he stood up to a tyrant to prove that the human race wouldn’t give up their freedom so easily.
Friendly reminder that it’s implied that he’s a Holocaust survivor.
Pug Propaganda Poster Art by Kevin McCormick
OH MY GOD.
and we all feel a simultaneous punch to the gut.
but!!!!! this is so important!!!! this is such a potent metaphor for how much bad things are glamorized in our society like eating disorders or self harm and so you have these little kids seeing it made dramatic and beautiful and i just!!!! catching fire u did so good u did so fucking good