Tag Archives: food

Thanksgiving day game plan

Americans, in two days, we’re about to do what we do best: eat copious amounts of food. Last year, I wrote a list to raise awareness to the abuse and neglect Thanksgiving has endured over the years, but this year, … Continue reading

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Seeing myself through ugly pancakes

My Sunday began with weight gain and an ugly pancake. After two weeks of little daily splurges here and there – an activity I typically reserve for only the weekend – my mind and body battled with the degree of … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Sandra G

It is my pleasure to introduce the inaugural guest post on my blog! Today’s blogger is Sandra G. She runs a fantastic blog that is equal parts humorous and real over at datebynumb3r.com. If you like what you see here, … Continue reading

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The Losers who keep losing

Like millions of Americans, NBC’s The Biggest Loser captivated me for many seasons (until I wearied of reality TV and the same synopsis year after year). The strength and motivation each contestant managed never failed to baffle and inspire me. … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: (Special) K

Day Eleven: (Special) K I couldn’t really think of anything to describe myself that begins with K, but I recall eating a lot of Special K cereal (Chocolatey Delight, to be exact) when I was single because it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Hungry

Day Eight: Hungry This is going to sound stupid, but I used to try to hide my hunger from guys. My family had told me here and there growing up that wolfing down one’s food was impolite and unladylike, so … Continue reading

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When words fail…emojis

As you may be aware, I’m a big proponent of positive body image for women and men, but that doesn’t mean that my own body image is 100 percent all day every day. I have a lot of days when … Continue reading

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The battle for the body

One would think that as much as we talk about body image in our American society, people would stop ridiculing others for the way they look. One would think wrong. Last week, women from opposite ends of the weight/body shape … Continue reading

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The definitive ranking of America’s Easter candy

Part of the travesty of the Internet is that anyone can claim to be an expert on anything. So today, I declare myself an expert on a passion of mine: candy. You can trust me. A few weeks ago, Cory … Continue reading

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Let’s embrace hibernation mode

It has begun. Winter. The time of year when my body – and maybe yours, too – prepares for the onslaught of freezing temperatures. Our bodies, with careful years of practice from our caveman ancestors before us, know just how … Continue reading

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