Tag Archives: body image

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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Scattered Hellos

Hello lovely people! I’ve had tons and tons going on over the last few weeks, and while I’ve talked in brief about some things (boys out of school, new haircut, stupid termite issues), I thought I’d do a bullet list … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #28: Bikini

A couple months back, I celebrated the two year anniversary of the abdominal surgery that helped me to feel comfortable in my body again. Not long after that surgery, I bought and wore the first bikini that I’d had since 1999 … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #22: Letting Go

In mid-2008, I spent an extended weekend at my in-laws’ house. I weighed myself the day I left, and the morning after I returned. In four days, I gained 20 lbs, for no reason whatsoever. This was back when I … Continue reading

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