Mrs. Flinger: Based on a True Story

I am the seventh grader with hairy legs 03/May/2005

#Getting to know me#TMI

I was one of the last girls to figure out I needed to shave my legs. I didn’t wear a bra. I didn’t have my period. I didn’t use tampons. I was so out of the “mature” loop, I was still playing with my friends and climbing the fences and hacking things in the woods while other people started talking about boys, shaving, periods, and kissing.

I didn’t pluck my eyebrows until I was two weeks postpartum.  I dunno why. I started thinking about doing it about a year and a half ago, sitting in grad school looking at other girls my age and feeling like I was in seventh grade again.  I had no idea that those big ol’ sexy boots with the big clunky heels were in. I didn’t realize my hair was totally out, I needed a color job, and my... Read more