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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
Beyond Before & After
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I Got HPV Because I Couldn't Have The Vaccine

I got my first three-letter disease as a result of a sinus infection. There was no way to know. No way to prevent it. I got my second three-letter Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   02.28.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

The Obesity Code: Your Fat Is Not Your Fault.

Here’s the dilemma I find myself facing pretty much every time I think about fat/weight/diabetes/bullshit sold to us by the media/mostly Weight Read...
joni edelman   |   02.13.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Eating well? Yeah. Sometimes, I hate it.

I Don't Like Self-Care. Nope.

Can we talk about self-care for a hot minute? I kind of hate it. I know. I'm not supposed to hate it, but I do. I hate drinking my water, I hate Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.8.17   |   SHARE
Minds
On proving that determination can show up at any age. (Image credit: Kristi Pahr)

I Climbed A Mother Effing Mountain

I’m lazy as hell, you guys. I know it’s true and I’m not particularly ashamed. I like to put forth as little effort as possible while still managing Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   02.6.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
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It's OK To Be "Just OK" With Your Body

I have dyspraxia, which means that I’m terribly clumsy. Where other people fetch a glass without even paying the action any notice, I have to think Read...
Olga Mecking    |   01.20.17   |   SHARE
I took for granted the effort of something so seemingly common. I had survived a serious illness. Shouldn’t everything be easy forever after?

No Straight Lines: The Path Of Living With Chronic Illness

Chronic illness and injury has taught me — is still teaching me — patience. These days are not a consolation prize for what I didn’t win, for where I Read...
Lauren Jonik of Role Reboot    |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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