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My Body is My Burden

My body is my blessing.

I am told to embrace it; its curves, blemishes, faults.

My body is beautiful.

Yet the exposure of my body is deemed a cry for attention… 148 more words

A (not so light) Introduction

First of all, I swear to you that this is as dark as my posts will get. This blog is not meant for sadness or comparison or any general negativity- quite the opposite actually. 606 more words


What Motivates You?

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The other day I was lifting weights at my big box gym (I work out there and at my Crossfit gym). I had to take my headphones off because I didn’t have anywhere to put my iPhone (#firstworldproblems) while I was lifting. 1,056 more words


No added sugar – The Detox Diary (Day 5)

Day 5

Sarah: I started the day off feeling good, if a little disappointed by my monthly weigh in. I keep a check on my weight by taking a monthly reading, and I had hoped that one positive side effect of this experiment would be a significant weight loss, but unfortunately it has stayed the same. 316 more words

Daily Life

I Hate My Body

Perhaps hate is too strong a word.  Hate implies a level of emotional commitment I don’t feel.  Hate applies a relationship I don’t really have.  But I’m not sure what else to call it. 840 more words

Crazy Making

Mannequin Depressive

she stands in a long slow line at the grocery store
looking at magazine covers
where fabulous actresses and fitness models
in all their airbrushed glory… 72 more words

Original Poems

Some positives from the past few days

For a change there are quite a few positives today :)

Firstly the Emotional Resilience course. I met the Wednesday group for the first time on Wednesday and found it was a much better group. 1,161 more words

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