Age, Weight & Motivation: #5 What do you really want?

Writing my blog again, following a break for the holiday season and some busy work rotations, brings me great joy.   I would rather not take time away, but it does allow for my full attention and presence.  Coincidentally,  what better … Continue reading

Age, weight & motivation: #4, Approaching Attitude.

When initially writing about change I felt violent, like I was forcing my thoughts into the universe. Stepping back from the topic, I questioned my direction. It is important to listen when such thoughts arise.  If something feels a little … Continue reading

Age, weight and motivation. My story and American beauty culture.

Maybe we all share a similar story of some change we’ve battled in our lives. Growing up, I was always ultra thin. It wasn’t uncommon for someone to pull my mother aside and ask if I had an eating disorder.  But I … Continue reading

Intro: Age, weight and how to love yourself while still motivating yourself.

How do you look honestly at yourself without taking it critically? With obesity an increasingly worrisome health problem, and low self-esteem a constant issue, it is hard to balance motivating ourselves to change without hurting our self-image. Every woman faces … Continue reading

Within the process lies the goodness.

I’ve been pondering the concept of which characteristics we view as innate versus learned.  How we view ourselves and what we feel are characteristics we have no control over versus nurtured and learned characteristics with which we continue to incorporate. … Continue reading

There’s a little time there somewhere

I really should make some time for myself.  I have been telling myself for weeks, for months.  And yes, I do believe that using words such as “should” or “shouldn’t” is quite destructive to your goals…  but, well, I’m just not … Continue reading