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Origin Stories: How we became Polyamorous (Part 2)

So, I made the last Origin Story post more about how, positionally, we were primed and prepped to open our relationship, but this is the nitty-gritty mechanics of how it came about. 2,088 more words

Real Life

Body talk

It’s been a while and honestly I dislike saying that every time I blog so I vow that this is the last time that I will say that. 580 more words

Life

You is Kind, You is Smart, You is Important

Hey all. It’s been busy over here so I’ve been procrastinating like heck. I also got sick after my audition, probably a combination of relieving stress and lack of sleep and my body just finally being able to relax. 1,378 more words

A Recovery Story

A Recovery Story

We are reading The Velveteen Rabbit (by Margery Williams, originally published in 1922) in my women’s eating disorder recovery group this week. I find this book to be even more relevant for adults – especially women who struggle with people pleasing, body image distress, or “looking good” on the outside while feeling shame on the inside. 1,056 more words

Speaking Out

Celebrities are coming out about their Mental Health struggles. Prince William & Harry have set up a Mental Health campaign. And I should be happy for this. 326 more words

Mental Health

More women should lift heavy weights

The other day my friend was nice enough to invite me to check out her gym for free.

We went to a women’s-only gym that specializes in cross training group classes. 702 more words

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FAIL!

When I started this blog, I promised I’d be sharing everything… the ups and the downs, the triumphs and the trials.  So since I’m having another less than triumphant week, I’m going to share one of my (by now, characteristic) FAILS..! 458 more words