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I can’t believe it, but it’s been a year since I started my life without a uterus.

One Year Post-Op Hysterectomy: Life Without A Uterus

A bipolar, body-positive bread enthusiast with a pretty much healed ankle and a history of disordered eating, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After

Who Are Plus-Size Women Dressing For? The Answer Definitely Isn't Men.

In honor of Fashion Week, Vogue's September Issue, and all the fun the comes with fall fashion, we'll be talking about plus-size fashion — Read...
I’m just going to say this again because it bears repeating:  Do not let go of yourself in order to take care of someone else.

Do Not Let Go Of Yourself To Take Care Of Someone Else

Okay, so the world feels like it’s ending. I know it does because I have facebook and I read the news and I’m on this planet. You know what’s Read...
Carrie Saum    |   09.14.17   |   SHARE
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The Power Of Pretty Things: How Makeup Helps My Mental Health

Even if I have no plans to leave the house — or if I had plans to leave the house and got to anxious to follow through with them — I find a great Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   08.2.17   |   SHARE
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What’s Not Said: A Love Letter From Your Friend, The Flake

Please know that us flakes usually are dealing with something more than being lazy or disinterested. Flakes are usually ashamed and angry at Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   07.12.17   |   SHARE
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Suffering Is Not Success: What I’ve Learned In A Year Of Self-Care

A bipolar, body-positive bread enthusiast with a fucked-up pretty much healed ankle and a history of disordered eating chronicles health, weight- Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.3.17   |   SHARE
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Being naked feels so good that I half expect it to show up as the latest Gwenyth Paltrow-backed panacea on Goop.

Whenever I Hate My Body, I Get Naked

Some days I feel like a Botticelli, some days I feel like a sexy, dumpy baby. Even when I am naked, my frame of reference is limited. I have not seen Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   07.3.17   |   SHARE
Here are tips on how to transform from your worst enemy to your best friend.

4 Ways To Become Your Own Best Friend

We are all flawed. So lean into yourself — glory in your strengths, accept your weaknesses, realize that mistakes you’ve made are not dead-ends. Read...
Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW    |   06.27.17   |   SHARE
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