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Archive for May, 2013


Hot? Getchya Some Gazpacho (Day 9)

In the last 10 days, we’ve had rain, rain, SNOW, freezing cold, and everything in between. But now that Facebook has turned around (in this statement), so has the weather. Today (or rather yesterday, because I fell asleep at the keyboard when I was about to post this last night, and then decided to go […]

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Facebook, food & feminism (Days 5, 6, 7 & 8)

This week’s three “F” words! Yes, I have continued on Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, even while I was madly blogging against big bad corporate Facebook and its misogynist treatment of women — fighting  the good feminist fight as it were. I […]

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Yes, @Facebook, it IS graphic violence (Trigger warning)

One of the issues central to the campaign to have violently misogynist and completely inappropriate content removed from Facebook is the question of what constitutes: hate speech or symbol graphic violence nudity or pornography Four paragraphs below this one is a screenshot. At the top of the  screenshot is a “poster” of a woman who […]

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I’m confused Facebook… (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook on Wednesday, May 22, for posting this image on my AmazingWomenRock Facebook page in support of the open letter campaign jointly spearheaded by Women, Action, & Media (WAM), The Everyday Sexism Project and writer/activist Soraya Chemaly:

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Days 3 & 4: 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Woe is me! Life gets in the way of my best laid plans… Today is Day 4 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, and  I completely missed blogging about Day 3 because I was too busy blogging about being blocked on Facebook […]

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Blocked for being a “bad girl?” (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook (i.e. access to my personal account and my four pages) on Wednesday, May 22. It happened after I posted content in support of an open letter demanding “swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the representation of rape and domestic violence on Facebook.” Was I given the Facebook equivalent of […]

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How to report hate speech on Facebook

Here’s how to report spam or inappropriate content on Facebook: Hover at the top right hand corner of the post (see pink arrow on the screen shot below)

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Day 2: 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Oops! Today is Day 2 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, and it’s almost Day 3 already! (Someone organized would have done all the posts in advanced and scheduled them. But no, not me. Flying by the seat of my pants as […]

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Day 1: Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Yippeee! Today is Day 1 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing It’s a rainy one, and I’ve been busy so far being an activist, gardener, birdwatcher, playmate and cook. Variety is the spice of life as they say… This morning I have:

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Last 10 days in May fabulous food list

I love things that are fast, easy, no mess, no fuss, tasty, and healthy. So I know I’m going to love the next 10 days. Yummy! I’m really looking forward to being super conscious about my body and how it feels, as well as experimenting with a different way of preparing and eating my favourite […]

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