THIS is such, SUCH an important read. I will share this until I am blue in the face. It bothers me to my absolute core. I wish this would land in the inbox of every doctor, every specialist, every family member — every stranger who has ever commented on my weight as some kind of … Continue reading Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong – The Huffington Post
I gained 10 lbs. I just stepped on the scale and to my horror I saw that I gained 10 lbs. The scale showed me a number that I haven’t seen in years. Actually, I gained more like 13 lbs, but I’ve decided to round down. I had been exercising every day for the last … Continue reading I Gained 10 lbs…
Suzanne McGee: Extra pounds translate to a more difficult financial life for overweight women – but the difference for discrimination can be as little as 13lbs Source: For women, being 13 pounds overweight means losing $9,000 a year in salary | Money | The Guardian Continue reading For women, being 13 pounds overweight means losing $9,000 a year in salary | Money | The Guardian
Inspired by SweetLeighSewn’s blog post entitled “A Love Letter to My Belly,” I decided to write this piece entitled “A Truce with My Tummy.” In retrospect, it really can be extended to be a love letter to my body. Seeing these words written down gives added impetus to live it out every day. If loving your body has become more difficult for you lately, I encourage you to try this exercise and see how it makes you feel.
We owe it to ourselves to love ourselves and practice that self-love in sometimes radical ways.