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It’s soft, sweet and a super fruit! Today is all about the humble banana!

Super? Really? Don’t take the banana for granted. Before you next reach for a glossy yellow portion of your five-a-day, take a bite of this bunch of benefits. 159 more words


Embracing who you are - the first step to tackling hair loss

How many situations have you found yourself in where you try to be someone you’re not? It is so easy to lose your real identity to meet peoples expectations to act and look a certain way. 131 more words


The Monster Within

READER ADVISORY: Some photos and descriptions in this story might be disturbing to some individuals. Use discretion when choosing to continue. Previous blog posts leading up to this story are located at the bottom of this post. 1,029 more words

Dumb and Angry

With perfect timing, “Elastic Heart” by Sia came up on my Pandora just as I finished writing this title. She sings, “You did not break me.” I know, I know, so angst-y, like a teenager! 2,479 more words

Dating While Sick

Branching out

So I have decided to cast my net shall we say, on a fairly well known dating website.

I have set up a profile, scathing yet humorous, and I have neglected to post a picture. 383 more words


Dear Body, I Forgive You (Via LilyJune). How to Love Your Body When It is Trying To Kill You

Editor’s note: this is a letter reposted from the blog called dearlilyjune. I immediately fell in love with this letter because when starting this blog to inspire people to have a compassionate and loving relationship with their bodies, I wondered whether I was naive. 2,160 more words



Today I met a mother of a little girl with alopecia (a small bald patch) and it made me reflect on my childhood.  I suffered a lot of stomach upset and even got in trouble for refusing to eat and was blamed that when I throw up I did it on purpose. 128 more words

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