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Wellness Wednesday – The Clothes In My Closet

In September 2011, after I’d lost 60 lbs and had crossed the arbitrary dividing line between a 2 or a 1 at the beginning of my weight, I finally decided to get rid of my bigger clothes. I’d held onto … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat, by Aubrey Gordon

This is a book about anti-fat bias and the pervasiveness of fat-shaming, diet culture, and discrimination in our society. Let me start by saying something very, very honest: Reading books like this one make me want to claw my skin … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – 23 Years

Before I start this post, I want to talk a bit about the “new” WordPress. Yesterday, WP converted me over without permission, and I lost the ability to choose the classic editor. I despise the new editor. It’s so buggy. … Continue reading

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The Great Bra Hunt: Introduction

Okay. Let me get the awkward part out of the way first. If you don’t want to read about bras and bra-fit, just skip this series. There will be real talk about breasts and breast-issues, and photos in most of … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – True Changes in Body Image

Last spring, I took a five-day body image course through Girls Gone Strong. It was an adaptation of a 28-Day Love Your Body Challenge that Molly Galbraith, one of the founders of GGS, originally hosted in 2014. I participated in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Reasons

Two weeks ago, my sister and brother-in-law traveled to the Rocky Mountains for a socially-isolated vacation. They stayed in a cabin and did a lot of hiking in their week away. While they were there, an old friend of mine … Continue reading

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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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