jevanses and I both made these videos for a women’s lifting clinic our club is teaching next month. Mine’s not as good as hers progress-wise, but I think it’s remarkable to see how much I’ve transitioned in a year or so from brute strength and kind of willy-nilly lifting to something more consistent, focused, and disciplined.
“Mine’s not as good as hers progress-wise” - hey but you’re also looking at this over one year, not three, and your progress has been amazing. Another person whose hard work deserves nothing but the utmost respect, y’all.
3 years of progress.
"Sucking at something is the first step to being sorta good at something." - Jake the Dog
"BIG SEXY JESS" - sophrosyneandlift
Stick with it, do the work, see the results. Everyone take a page out of this lady’s book.
Me starting grad school: What's statistics? What's an ANOVA? Man, learning sure is fun!
Me last year: I can *finally* do ANOVAs!
Me today: So apparently people have to stop doing ANOVAs and do logistic regressions instead? Hah hah hah
Me today: *makes a giant bonfire of all research materials*
Me today: *quits school*
Me today: *starts waitressing*
Man I sure wish I could take back every time I was a judgmental dick about people in the gym, even times when I held myself back from giving unsolicited advice. Like it was never my place to even think about those people.
I’m not responsible for other peoples’ feelings”
Rather than merely expressing outrage at what happened in Ferguson, white Americans must show courage and own its part of the tragic story and the opportunity for transformation.
Man, Rick Perry is going to be so pissed when he finds out what ‘indicted’ means.”
— Stolen from a friend’s FB
Cómo hablar de la gente trans* y queer en español / How to talk about trans* and queer people in Spanish
(Escribo esto en las 2 lenguas para ampliar el número de personas que me pueden responder)
Para completar un trabajo de traducción de inglés al español, necesito más información acerca de la gente trans* y queer de habla hispana. Específicamente, me falta información sobre cómo esas personas hablan de sí mism@s y qué pronombres personales usan entre sí. Si tienen alguna información personal, o si conocen algún sitio donde se pueda aprender más de esos temas, por favor mándenme un mensaje o vuelvan a publicar esto con más información. Muchas gracias de antemano.
(I’m writing this in both languages to increase the number of people who can respond)
To complete a translation from English to Spanish, I need more information about trans* and queer people who speak Spanish. Specifically, I need information about how these people talk about themselves and what personal pronouns they use. If you have any personal information, or if you know of a website where you can learn more about these topics, please send me a message or re-blog this post with more info. Thanks in advance.