Posts Tagged ‘alex cioppa’

Real Talk: Accepting (My Dislike For) My Stretch Marks

4 Apr, 2015  |  by Alex Cioppa

I’m in my bedroom, standing in front of my full length mirror closet doors. I’m about to take a shower. I take off my top and stretch, moving the too tight bra straps that leave red marks on my shoulder. I see my soft and round stomach, a little pudgy and with a belly puffing out, a sign of a delicious dinner. I peel off my skinny jeans and my body starts feeling like its breathing for the first time…

The Basic Bitches Guide to Grocery Shopping

3 Mar, 2015  |  by Alex Cioppa

At 25 years old, I’m officially out of the parent’s house and on my own, shacked up with a boyfriend. Which now means I can do all the stuff my eight-year-old self only dreamt of: pizza every night for a week (done!), candy and ice cream for dinner (done!) and staying up way past my bedtime watching television (done!). However, much to my surprise, there are other things that living on your own involves like: cleaning toilets (and you need to…