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Ari Eastman

real(ly not) chill lady. spoken word poet. mental health activist. mama shark. ✨ ✨ follow me on instagram for poetry and too many selfies.

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30-45 minutes of LISS cardio. Some days, I just don’t have the energy or desire to push myself on the treadmill or track. As much as I try to interval train, sometimes it’s a Monday and I really don’t want to, okay?!? LISS is great because you’re just focused on maintaining the same pace for a set period of time.

My mom is like you took all the Cool Mom aspects of Lorelai but put them in the most selfless, understanding, empathic human.

If a group of Expired Cottage Cheese Men want to tell me what I should do with my uterus (but think my emergency cesarean section or postpartum depression should disqualify me from insurance coverage), why can’t I yell at them for this cystic pimple that is so deep and painful I can’t even POP it??!?

To me, love means a whole mess of things. You’ve got the the traditional stuff: commitment, support, dedication, an understanding that Netflix and chill literally means we have to watch this documentary, seriously Adam, I’ve been waiting for it come out for months now, we can fool around when it’s over I promise.

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