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

Jennifer Smith via Instagram

Crossfit: Before & After? Good Camera Angles? Or Are Some People Just Fit AF?

Both very fat, and very fit, people can have a food baby.
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.17 11:14am   |   SHARE
image credit: Fox News 7. Arizona.

Send This Terminally Ill Teen A Card; Make His Birthday Wish Come True

Even as he is dying, Jacob is a better human than most people.
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.17 10:34am   |   SHARE

Sign This Actual Petition For A Statue Of Missy Elliot To Replace A Confederate Monument

..[I]s it worth it? I say yes and ask you to join me in letting us work it.
joni edelman, RN   |   08.22.17 3:24pm   |   SHARE

Did Looking At #SolarEclipse2017 Damage Your Retinas? A Quick Test 

The only thing more Googled than "how to treat a burn" (on the 4th of July), is "how to tell if I damaged my eyes" (today).
joni edelman, RN   |   08.22.17 9:39am   |   SHARE
Total Eclipse of The...Sun?

#SolarEclipse2017: A Round-Up Of The Best Images, Videos, And Tweets Of The Day

I mean, if you're in the Path of Totality, it goes dark. If you live where I do, it just looked a bit like a storm was brewing.
joni edelman, RN   |   08.21.17 4:27pm   |   SHARE
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

How To Buy A House: A 15-Step Guide To Finding (And BUYING) The Home Of Your Dreams

A good realtor will handhold you a little bit, without treating you like a moron (even if you are a moron.)
joni edelman, RN   |   08.21.17 12:39pm   |   SHARE
Wife With A Purpose

Mormon Church Condemned White Supremacists And This White Mom On Twitter Is Not About IT

Wife With A Purpose's purpose is apparently being super racist.
joni edelman, RN   |   08.18.17 12:58pm   |   SHARE
tequila shots (via Thinkstock)

Tequila Changed My Sex Life; How It Did Will Surprise You

This felt dysfunctional. Who needs alcohol to have better sex? That’s ridiculous.
joni edelman, RN   |   08.18.17 12:23pm   |   SHARE
Heather Heyer via Facebook

Heather Heyer's Mom Shares An Important Message That Leaves Us In Tears

There is no more devastating experience than the loss of a child.  Heather's mother, Susan Bro, now knows just what that feels like. Her 32-year-old daughter was killed last Saturday when a car plowed into a group of people gathered in Charlottesville to... Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.16.17 10:57am   |   SHARE
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Are Your High-Intensity Emotions The Reason You're Exhausted?

There isn’t a middle-ground here, no ebb and flow of stress, no uncomplicated joy or sorrow in an everyday situation. There is only the most exhausting, most labile of emotive response.
joni edelman, RN   |   08.14.17 6:26am   |   SHARE