BIO

Body-positive intersectional feminist. BP Type II. Diet industry dropout. Wife. Mom of 5. Bibliophile. Cake aficionado. Editor In Chief @ Ravishly. Types 17 WPM.

Joni Edelman's Articles

This very callout culture so enamored with gaslighting routinely and systematically gaslights anyone with so much as a single chubby toe out of line with their personal politics. (Image credit: Ashley_Nell_Tipton via Instagram)

Ashley Nell Tipton Deserves The Right To Autonomy

Fat activism is one of the few branches of social justice in which fellow activists seem to feel entitled to comment, degrade, harass, and otherwise police the bodies of their peers.
joni edelman   |   05.22.17 10:31am   |   SHARE
Image by Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Why Am I Terrified Of Change?

Want to see me panic? Ask me what I’m going to be doing in 10 years.
joni edelman   |   05.22.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Our rundown of all the major players in the Trump-Russia-Comey scandal. In short: It's a bad day for Trump, but a really great day for democracy in America. (Image Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

The Trump Impeachment Playlist: Things Are Not Looking Good For The Don

We've got Trump, Vladimir, Comey, and all the other players lined up for you. Here are the facts, followed by our IRL translation, to make sure you know that you know all abouts that latest (and possibly tenure-ending) Trump scandal.
Joni Edelman   |   05.17.17 9:15am   |   SHARE

Why Are There 38 Million Pieces Of Trash On This Island? Because Humans Suck. That's Why.

There are actual places on the earth covered in garbage. One of them? Henderson Island. Henderson Island sits in the Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Australia. It’s one of the world's last two raised coral atolls whose ecosystems haven’t yet been sullied by... Read...
joni edelman   |   05.16.17 12:47pm   |   SHARE
Image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

I Don't Give A Crap About My "Bikini Body"

I don’t remember being particularly confident about my body, I do remember thinking that I should look confident, even if I hated my thighs.
joni edelman   |   05.15.17 12:00am   |   SHARE
Image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

What If I've Given My Children Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder isn't something given, not like gift on your birthday, not neatly wrapped and topped with the big pink bow
joni edelman   |   05.11.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
image credit: me, because I'm just that cruel

21 Ways You Know You're A Mother

14. You believe that being in the pool is basically the same as being in a bath. Chlorine works at least as good as soap.
joni edelman   |   05.8.17 12:51pm   |   SHARE
Mary Lambert: Bold

A Conversation With Mary Lambert: Bipolar, Bold, Badass

I can safely say I am the happiest I've ever been with my body now, than I was before. And I also believe this is the healthiest I've ever been. And I don't believe that's a coincidence.
joni edelman   |   05.5.17 11:06am   |   SHARE
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Dehydrated? (Probably): 6 Ways To Drink More Water!

There are a lot of things you will do for/to your body in your lifetime, the most important one will be drinking water.
joni edelman   |   05.4.17 10:10pm   |   SHARE
You and your partner need to connect over more than scheduling and chore lists. Here are some fun ways to stay in the romance zone. (Image Credit: Mariah Sharp aka @mightymooseart)

11 Ways To Connect With Your Partner When You’re Busy, Broke, Or Both

This week in Love Lessons, connecting with your partner over something more exciting than laundry.
joni edelman   |   05.4.17 12:01am   |   SHARE