Sunday, April 27, 2008

Skinny Bitch



I can't help myself, I have to rant a bit. That's what blogs are for right? I got together with some friends this week. We were having random girl talk, jumping from subject to subject. I was telling the girls about this cool book my husband bought me when this woman I don't know very well joined the conversation. The book happens to be called "Skinny Bitch". Don't let the title scare you. The book is actually about nutrition and contains all kinds of scientific data to back up the points the authors make. It just happens to be written in a very entertaining style. Anyway, the new chick was more than a little negative about the fact that I was reading this book. She even suggested that I was causing damage to my 8 year old daughter by having this book in our house. I'm guessing by looking at this woman that the title of the book hit a nerve with her. Of course this was unintentional on my part, but it didn't keep her from moving in for the kill. I have never met a woman that doesn't spend time second guessing her ability to raise emotionally healthy children. She definity got even with me. Sometimes I wonder why I even try to attend group functions for women only. I end up discouraged almost every time. I am still learning how to play nice with other girls I guess. Thank God men find me amusing or I might be a very lonely person.

16 comments:

TPluckyT said...

I see it has been over a year since your last post . . . nice! I love you!!

David said...

The way women behave at "women only" fucntions is why I quit stripping.

RandomSue said...

David, I really don't blame you. BTW, you made me spew coffee all over my monitor.

Jeni said...

I hate women only functions and almost never attend unless I know that there will be another woman like me who hates being shoved in that "this is how women should act" box.

I saw a book last night that is probably associated with this book-- It was called "Skinny Bitch in the Kitch".

laura said...

i'm glad i wasn't there, i would have had to take her out for you. jeni and i have your back... this chick better watch hers.

Chemane said...

Sue - So did you hear in your head "Who you calling skinny? Bitch!" (ha-ha-ha)
Look at the bright side...it got you blogging again! Which reminds me, I have to think of some bs to put on my blog. sigh.

noel said...

do you know you are loved, do you know that you are among some friends at that table who know who you are and what a great mother you are??
then you better damm well keep coming or we are through!!
seriously though, depending on what time of the month it is those table talks can either be bitter or sweet and sometimes they are bittersweet but what you have to bring to the table is important. not just girl tables but the table of LIFE in general so don't you dare go isolating just cause you got your feelings hurt.
and that's all i have to say about that, that and WHOO HOO SUE IS A BLOGGER!! oh and...this is a topic that hits home big time for me cause often time I have to force my butt out of bed and into interacting with others for this very reason....i HATE being misunderstood prolly more than i hate the dentist.

RandomSue said...

You girls are all so funny! Thanks for your friendship.

Noel, I hear what you are saying. I would not let her run me out of MY church. I won't be there today though. My running "partner" flaked on me yesterday so we have to get a run in today.

Thanks very much for your kind words. I think you are a fantastic Mom too.

scoey-d said...

Sooz - I'm glad that you're blogging - to me, blogging is cathartic - it's a way that I process, & a means for putting my inner monologue out there for me (& interested parties of course) to review.

A lot of my processings end up with me asking Jesus why a certain situation that I really wish didn't affect me, does. And it usually comes down to feeling inadequate. Insecurities. Pain. And Jesus reminds me of His sufficiency for all of it.

And then I can love others w/o strings.

jami said...

it's sue! im so happy that i get to read your blog. i saw that book on your counter and was wondering what it was. it looked pretty interesting. sounds interesting too. thanks for keeping it real. you're pretty amazing!

noel said...

well you were missed, and thanks for the kudos to my mommyhood.
if you want another contreversial book to read i have a few (BIG S.EATIN GRIN)

Erica said...

Great to see you have a blog, Sue! That book looks really interesting and to bad that lady is missing out. I'm glad you are among the gals, Sue :)

digapigmy said...

it's about time.

i think it's possible the woman is feeling like being a fat ass might be emotionally damaging to her kids ("hey, your mom is soo fat . . . .") and setting a bad example so she will lash out at anyone that suggests she should stop being a pig and take care of herself.

that's only a guess though.

digapigmy said...

and, yes, this will be the only blog named after a U2 album that i will visit. i have reached my quota.

scoey-d said...

In my world, nobody has a wee-muns only function that they wouldn't actually WANT to attend... life's too short...

laura said...

i am anxiously awaiting another post. no pressure.