health at every size
October 1, 2018
At times it can feel like telling your story, protesting, donating, crying, yelling, making phone calls, educating, and earnest conversations don't make enough of a difference. Some day...
May 29, 2018
I recently got sick traveling home from a great trip. I ended up with a weird combination of the flu, strep, and an ear infection, followed by a ruptured eardrum and laryngitis. I was s...
December 22, 2017
As 2017 seems to rush to an end, I'm steadying myself in an intention that feels grounding when it seems like time is flying. (Because wow, wasn't it just Halloween?)
This intention is...
October 7, 2017
Something I hear a lot is "I know _____ (exercise, taking my medication, eating breakfast, going to bed on time, etc.) is such a small and easy thing. Everyone else is able to do it, bu...
September 11, 2017
It’s ok to waver in your self care.
Even if you know what a difference it makes and you're struggling without it.
Even if you’ve learned your lesson about going to bed on time many...
May 19, 2017
There was a time when I thought the number one most important thing that anyone needed to know about self care was how to get a good night's sleep. Later, I thought it might be exercise...
November 11, 2016
No matter what side you’re on, the U.S feels more divided than ever, doesn’t it? The people you love most may be divided, too.
When people are at odds with each other, it’s natural to...
August 6, 2016
Exercise used to be my unhealthy obsession. It usually felt joyless, but I gave it hours every day. I’d jog alone at night and lift weights so aggressively that I was nearly always sore...
June 10, 2016
Eight years ago, before I really learned how to nurture myself, I was convinced for a while that slowing down might break me. When I got home at the end of a long day, I was often so ti...
April 1, 2016
This past year, I’ve been grieving. Grief can be an alarmingly unpredictable thing, swinging you perilously between panic, numbness, stomach-turning sadness, and peace, sometimes within...
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