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Treat yourself with kindness

I am in love with Geneen Roth. Years ago I read “When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair” and I seriously bawled my eyes out all the way through. 177 more words


Almost-Pornographic Fitspiration?!

When I started Tumblr few years ago, it was when I started to discover the tags #fitspo and #fitspiration and I guess it was when these tags started to be popular because of the growth of fitblrs (fitness tumblr blogs). 864 more words


your god-given genetics

Most times people get discouraged when they try to lose weight. When this happens, they blame bad genetics instead of bad dieting and/or fitness habits. And, well, they’re not wholly wrong. 558 more words


I Am Struggling

Imagine a time when you were genuinely scared. I’m not talking about seeing a scary movie and not being able to sleep that night. I’m talking about a time when maybe you had to slam on your brakes really hard to avoid an accident- that moment when your body hollows out and you can feel yourself moving in slow motion. 307 more words

Taming the Tongue (week 6 of 6--doubting)

(After a couple weeks of technical difficulties, I’m finally posting the last installation of our Taming the Tongue series. My apologies.)

At GNIW we ended our study in… 192 more words

Girls' Night In The Word


I’m an unabashed theatre nerd.  I’ve seen a lot of plays, including comedy and drama, and a growing number of musicals, ranging from those done in hole-in-the-wall spaces to touring Broadway productions. 908 more words

Eating Disorder

Is This As Good As It Gets: Or 8 Things I Thought Would Be Better in My 30's, but Actually Are Not

As I approach my 35th birthday, it has come to mind that being in my 30’s isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. My 20’s were rough. 1,074 more words