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If donuts are a true culinary gift, Gordough’s is culinary Christmas morning.

Intuitive Eating In Austin: Tacos And Donuts And More Donuts, Oh My

There is a version of me that would have shoved another taco down the hatch and spent the rest of the night feeling like my heart was on fire and Read...
joni edelman   |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
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Night Sweats: Beating The Heat Of The Perimenopausal Moment

...I’m going to help you! By “help” I mean “tell you all the things that didn’t work.” Read...
Joni Edelman    |   04.10.17   |   SHARE
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It's Not Me, It's You: My Breakup With Body Positivity

It feels like a community that I don’t fit in now. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.30.17   |   SHARE
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As My Fifth Child Turns Five

The fifth birthday is a big deal. Five is kindergarten. It is reading and writing and riding your bike without training wheels. Five is the first Read...
joni edelman   |   03.26.17   |   SHARE
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We Can Talk About Being Too Thin; Why Can't We Talk About Being Too Fat?

As soon as we change the subject from thin to fat, we change the conversation from concern to hostility. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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" 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. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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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 Read...
Joni Edelman    |   03.6.17   |   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. Read...
joni edelman   |   02.27.17   |   SHARE
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