Warning…..I’m super triggered at the moment, so this is going to be a bit of rage blogging. I have to get this off my chest before I burst into tears (again). In this horrible place and time we all find ourselves in – stuck inside due to smoke and pandemics, I have been trying to … More When the Odds are Stacked (I’m Furious)
I will continue to ponder how not only our confirmation bias, but our politics, our culture, our faith, and our strong neurological need for connection continue to be stronger than scientific facts when it comes to being fat. … More When Science is Not Enough
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.