Tag Archives: body image

Quarantine Diaries – Week 11

It has been a whirlwind week, with the end of school, Morrigan applying for summer jobs (in this environment – eek), lots of virtual parties, and tons of insane weather. Summer is here, whether we like it or not (not, … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Inspiration

Recently, I signed up for a five day course in improving body image put out by Molly Galbraith and Girls Gone Strong. I’d previously taken a 28-day Love Your Body Challenge from Ms Galbraith back in 2014, and it really … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – My Reasons

Back in 2009, when I began losing weight the first time, I didn’t have any solid reasons behind my attempt. I’d been trying to lose weight on and off for a decade at that point, since my tooth infections had … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Ending the War

“My body is my home. It’s the only place I have to live. I will treat it with the care and respect it deserves.” –mantra from Day 1 of Molly Galbraith’s Love Your Body Challenge Five years ago, I took the … Continue reading

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Chasing Happiness

Warning: This post is long and discusses depression, shame, body image, and other related topics that may be triggering to some. I’m very honest about my feelings, particularly about my body, but I’m not looking for confidence boosts or compliments. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Throwback List

Back in June 2012, I was near the end of my weight loss journey, but stalled due to a stress fracture in my leg. For twelve weeks, I wasn’t allowed to exercise, and I basically maintained a steady weight in … Continue reading

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The Invisible Girls, by Sarah Thebarge (audio)

Sarah Thebarge grew up in a fundamentalist household, which later caused her severe anxiety issues, and a personal crisis of faith when she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer in her late 20s. After several years of cancer treatments and … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – 26

A year ago, my family was struggling to survive after Jason had lost his job. We were stressed, tired, and eating the cheapest of crap foods from the grocery store. I had terrible heartburn from all the junk food, and … Continue reading

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Goal Clothes

So it’s no secret that I’ve been obsessed with LuLaRoe, and that I have weight loss goals. I decided to combine those two together! It’s been awhile since I made goal outfits of any kind, but recently I did that. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Another Reminder

As I’m pretty much trying to at least maintain this summer, with everything else going on, I decided to keep reminding myself that things could be worse, and keep myself motivated to stay the course, even if that course is … Continue reading

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