The doctor had my empty skin in fistfuls, pulling my flesh together at the center of my body. The corset of his hands exaggerated my natural curves unnaturally, making me look wasp-waisted and wrong.
“Just look how pleasing she would be,” he remarked, surprising me with the third person. He was not addressing me, but looking past me in the mirror to meet the eyes of my then-boyfriend.
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They say there's no place like home for the holidays.
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I just spent a month in Barcelona, Spain, for less than $3,000.
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And in case you’re wondering, I didn’t take it easy. Here's how I kept my bottom line so low -- and what I wish I'd done differently.
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Turns out there's a right answer -- and if you don't know it, you could be losing cash.