A Moment For Yourself Challenge

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness month, I offer a challenge to do one thing for yourself once a day during the month of May.  Share your moments on your favorite social media with the hashtags #amomentforyourself. There are no rules. … Continue reading

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 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