Ali, 21 years old, from Italy.

Mi sono svegliata, e N. era addormentato accanto a me nel mio letto. Era una delle prime mattine calde di giugno, il cielo era bianco bianco. Attraverso le persiane filtrava nella mia camera una luce lattiginosa. Non si sentivano rumori anche se le finestre erano aperte. 
La testa di N. schiacciava il mio cuscino. La sua espressione mi ricordava quella di un grosso gatto rossiccio. Sembrava irremovibile nella pace del suo sonno. Mi sono sentita fuori posto, nel mio letto. Come potevo stare calma mentre sentivo il mio petto squarciarsi. Come poteva non sentire quello che mi stava succedendo. Avrei voluto svegliarlo, l’ho toccato, ha allungato il suo braccio su di me. Così mi sono lasciata prendere, e mi sono addormentata di nuovo. Sapevo di non avere molto tempo, ma volevo lasciarmi provare a essere di qualcuno.


The lovely Hoya Vine I have growing in my back yard <3 there’s always at least one cluster of buds at some different stage in the blooming process

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for real though, personal posts get a bad rap

like i will see people apologize for making a lot of them and i’m just


a) it’s YOUR blog, you can recite the greek alphabet one post at a time if you really want to

b) you don’t owe your followers shit

c) personal posts are fucking interesting, man. if i am following a blog i am okay! with knowing about the person behind that blog! nobody’s gonna begrudge you having a life outside the intermajig and talking about it.

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Easter was an extremely (un)productive day. 

If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another.

The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.

If this sounds too mystical, refer again to the body. Every significant vital sign—body temperature, heart rate, oxygen consumption, hormone level, brain activity, and so on—alters the moment you decide to do anything… decisions are signals telling your body, mind, and environment to move in a certain direction.

source Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life (
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So raise a glass to teenage girls for their linguistic innovation. It expands our expressive vocabulary, giving us new words and modes of expression. Speakers may nostalgically look to a previous golden era of English, but the truth is that Shakespeare’s English is an abomination of Chaucer’s English, which is an abomination of Beowolf’s. Language is inherently unstable. It’s in a constant state of flux, made and remade—stretched, altered, broken down and rearranged—by its speakers every day. Rather than a sign of corruption and disorder, this is language in its full vitality—a living, evolving organism.
source Gabriel Arana, “Creaky Voice: Yet Another Example of Young Women’s Linguistic Ingenuity” (via floreses)

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Anonymous asked: Have you ever heard of blogilates?

Yes, I used to do Cassey Ho’s videos when I was still very much sick. Now I can’t even stand her voice, let alone her attitude. It may be because of my own experience, but the messages Cassey tries to pass through her videos and blog sound quite disordered to me. 

If you don’t mind me ranting - I have no idea if Cassey Ho actually has an eating disorder or troubles with her body image, but I do think that she exploits people’s insecurities in order to have a bigger audience. For example, there is no thing as toning or spot reducing, but she claims that doing her videos actually will give you “perfect legs”, “Miley Cyrus’ abs”, etc. And don’t even get me started on her recipes - I think that the fact that they are so appealing to who is in the early stages of recovery from a restrictive eating disorder says it all. 
She is also constantly body shaming and associating food with guilt. 

Some people may find her videos fun or effective, and that’s none of my business. Personally though, I’d much rather do something actually good for my health than watching her forced smile for even just one more minute of my life. 

non sapevo Diprè avesse un fratello segreto.

Anonymous asked: You said you go for a run sometimes Do you like cardio? Or weightlifting or strenghtraining?

I am not into fitness, but I do nonetheless like cardio (running, the elliptical, swimming) much better than strength training. I find it quite boring, and the idea of counting reps and targeting a particular body part stresses me out. I never gave weight lifting  a try, because it doesn’t appeal me very much and I don’t like gyms in general. 

Basically, the only reason why I exercise (albeit sporadically) is that it reminds me that I do have a body and there is more to life than being in my head. Exercise is a great grounding technique for me, but that’s it.

Anonymous asked: Do you eat meat?

Technically, yes. Practically, I only eat meat if for some reasons I can’t avoid it (eating out, eating at my relatives’, low blood iron and/or red blood cells count). I don’t eat red meat, lamb, or rabbit, no matter what, though. 

In short - I mostly eat a plant based diet, but I can’t and don’t feel like labeling myself as vegetarian/vegan because sometimes I happen to eat animal products. 

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In honor of the two conflicting holidays


In honor of the two conflicting holidays

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lifes too short to pretend to hate pop music

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