Tag Archives: body image

Wellness Wednesday – The Difference a Decade Makes

A few weeks ago, I looked back through an old journal from November 2007. I was looking for something particular – a doctor’s name – and didn’t find what I was searching for. Instead, I found many pages and passages … Continue reading

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Mrs. Fletcher, by Tom Perrotta

Eve Fletcher is a divorced single mom whose only son has just gone off to his freshman year of college. As she struggles with empty nest syndrome, she finds herself addicted to internet smut, while simultaneously taking a class in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #52: Every Body Yoga

Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley is a book that tackles body image, the fundamentals of yoga, the history of yoga, and much more. I’m not writing a full review of this book because I didn’t read the entire thing. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #38 – To Style or Not to Style

A year ago, I was in a place where I struggled between wanting to focus on weight loss and wanting to learn body positivity at my current size. Trying to do both was very difficult for me, and I ended … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #36 – Seven Years

It’s crazy to think it’s been seven years since I started on my weight loss journey. At one point in my life, I thought I was pretty much through with the weight loss portion and would be focusing on maintenance … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #33 – Paralysis

I currently stand on the edge of something. I’m in my own house now, and can control many things I couldn’t before: when/where to exercise. What to buy and eat. My daily schedules and routines. Etc. This is an exciting … Continue reading

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North of Beautiful, by Justina Chen Headley

Terra was born with a large port-wine stain across half her face, and despite the doctor’s best efforts, nothing has helped to improve the appearance. She goes through life behind a thick layer of makeup, clinging to a boyfriend she … Continue reading

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