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

These are my boobs, you're welcome.

Breasts: A Photo Essay

What if you take lady boobs and put MAN nipples on them?
joni edelman   |   03.7.17 1:36pm   |   SHARE
" In nine months, I’ve learned a lot of stuff about myself, and even more about how I neglected myself."

What I've Learned From 9 Months Of Self-Care (#8 Is What's Up)

It’s like I had a baby, only I actually just gave birth to a new me.
joni edelman   |   03.7.17 11:40am   |   SHARE

The World Is Shit, But Man It's Great To Have A Family

What I do know is this, my kids and my partner are the things that bring me all my joy.
joni edelman   |   03.6.17 11:16am   |   SHARE
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

I Take So Many Psych Meds, I Don't Even Know Who I Am Anymore

I am tired of taking medication. I am tired of relying on the manufactured versions of the chemicals and hormones my body could — should? — make for itself.
Joni Edelman   |   03.6.17 10:17am   |   SHARE
They are enough — even if they don't get the perfect attendance award, especially if they don't get the perfect attendance award.

The “Perfect Attendance” Award: Are We Promoting Suffer-Culture?

Suffering is America’s favorite thing to do. We starve ourselves to lose weight, and we’re a success story. We don’t sleep, and we’re just getting SO MUCH DONE. We do a thousand things a day and involve our kids in a thousand activities, because somehow, in... Read...
Joni Edelman   |   03.2.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
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March Wallpaper Freebies: International Women's Day Beauties

March 8th is International Women's Day and what better way to celebrate than with these divine goddesses. Samsung? iPhone? Mac? PC? We've got you covered.  Just click here to go the dropbrox where you'll find them alllll.
joni edelman   |   03.1.17 11:37am   |   SHARE
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How “Getting Healthy” Can Become An Eating Disorder

One day I was “healthy” and the next day I was sick — slowly and then all at once.
joni edelman   |   02.27.17 8:28am   |   SHARE
image credit: Ben White via Unsplash

Don't Tell Me You're OK, When You Are Definitely Not OK

If we aren’t going to be honest about how we really are, why are we asking?
joni edelman   |   02.23.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Katy Perry Drops "Chained To The Rhythm" Video; America Feels Pretty Stupid

Welcome to Oblivia folks.
joni edelman   |   02.21.17 11:00am   |   SHARE
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Set Point Weight: What Is It? How Do I Change It?

You didn't fail the diet; the diet failed you.
joni edelman   |   02.20.17 11:32am   |   SHARE