A million years ago I contributed to a now-defunct blog called The Secret Society of List Addicts. This post originally appeared there.
Sure it seems romantic and graceful. But really? My feet and ankles hurt after three minutes, I’m cold and there’s a six-year-old showing me up as I shuffle around the rink once to her seven times.Dating The Bad Boy
Seems hot and exciting. Mostly just exhausting, humiliating and emotionally damaging.
Really High Heels
I cannot walk, dudes. Seriously. No walking. I look hot, but I cannot make it to my car.
Oooooh, how romantic! I’m going to be surrounded by heaps of smart people talking about fascinating things all the time! Or, you’ll work really, really hard, have no money and no social life. But when it’s over, you’ll probably be glad you did it.
I cannot vouch for this one personally, but I have many, many friends who can. Too much staring, expensive bras, sore backs.
I always think I want to read it, but then 30 pages in, I feel fat and I think I can hear my braincells crying.
A lunch consisting of Doritos, an ice cream sandwich and coffee
Really? That doesn’t turn out well? Weird. Because I never seem to learn and keep trying to do this at least once a week.
What do you find disappointing every time you try it?
original image (without the text on top) by retro roadside photo, for sale here.