Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Fitting in.(Sage)

Byline: Susan Stiger * Illustration by Cathryn Cunningham

GENDER SPECIFIC

Breaking in a bra? You might as well stuff yourself into the mouths of two alligators

I'm breaking in a new bra. If this inspires in you no feelings of empathy whatsoever, please move on to the next story. This is an in-thing. You either get it or you don't.

I made my new bra pronouncement to two women as we headed to lunch and they both laughed and said, "Oh, I hate that." I then repeated it to a third and she just looked at me and said, "Why would you buy a bra that wasn't comfortable?"

In the interest of remaining professional, and since I haven't practiced since seventh grade, I refrained from snapping her a good one right there in the parking lot. …

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