A few weeks back, I had pretty profound moment of connection that lasted just a few moments, but it was a powerful experience that has continued to reverberate in my heart. After taking a long, hot shower, I went about my regular post-shower rituals, but since I haven’t had a haircut in almost a year, … More Warrior Body, Warrior Spirit – My Two Lineages & The Women That Came to Visit.
One of the crappy things about spending a good portion of your life thinking you’re not good enough, is that you rarely take a moment to actually own and celebrate real achievements, for fear of sounding arrogant, selfish, or narcissistic. And in this age of social media and living our lives for all to see, … More A Story. A Degree. A Healed Sense of Self.
I have written and rewritten this post in my head for weeks. Watching it get worse, observing how upset and hurt I feel, seeing friends struggling to avoid the negative self talk, and the downward spiral of shame. Yes – I’m talking about the horrible amount of fat shaming and diet talk that is flooding … More Your COVID-19 jokes about getting fat are not funny. They’re hurtful.
Last week, I flew to NYC for work and was very excited to be able to visit such an amazing city, one that I haven’t been to in almost 20 years! But as many of my fat friends will attest, airplane travel can be an anxiety-inducing, fat-shaming, extremely vulnerable and sometimes painful experience. People who … More Flying While Fat
I knew going into the holiday season that there was going to be a fair amount of diet talk around. People feeling that they need to announce large disclaimers about “working off” that piece of pie, or being “bad” for drizzling gravy on top of their turkey, or the ever-present… oh my god, so many … More The fat shaming game we play during the holidays.