When I was little, I had a phobia of lying. If my mom asked me if I was hungry at 2 pm and I said no, but I became hungry at 2.30, I worried that I had lied. I couldn’t lie, or even think about lying, without the guilt eating me alive. This wasn’t always the case. It stemmed from a specific … [Read more...]
Lance-from hero to bully
"Everybody wants to know: what am I on. What am I on? I'm on my bike, busting my ass six hours a day," - commercial for Nike in 2001. "How many times do I have to say it? ... Well, if it can't be any clearer than 'I've never taken drugs,'" - videotaped testimony in lawsuit, 2005. "I'm sorry you … [Read more...]
"Your crazy is showing." It's phrase I use sometimes with myself when I know I'm being unreasonable about something. I'd actually like to choose a different word than crazy, but haven't settled on the right one (suggestions?). What it means to me is that we all have ideas, thoughts, desires, … [Read more...]
Honesty is the best policy. Except when it’s not.
My husband and I are completely honest with each other,about everything. And we're very open and honest with the partners we've had. We think it's the foundation to successful open relationships - truthfulness.And yet, I lie to some of the people in my life I love most. I lie to my mother when … [Read more...]