Travel

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I Went On A Kid-Less Vacation And All I Got Was An Emotional Breakdown (And Some Pretty Great Clarity)

No one ever told me that relaxing would be such a hard thing to do. Read...
Jonita Davis    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
Families
The small tearing and wearing down of the red skin between my thighs reminds me of something I crave. Something that temperate weather and pristine places just don’t give a body.

Take The Cake: That Louisiana Chub Rub

Leaving Louisiana means going back to a place that’s colder — climactically and culturally. My chub rub will appreciate the cool down, but I am not Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   07.27.17   |   SHARE
VoicesBodies
Gina Kremer Cannon hiked the Appalachian Trail solo and found a new home.

9 Badass Babes Share What They Learned Solo Hiking Around The World

For some hard-working, kickass ladies, going on an epic solo hike wasn’t just an afterthought inspired by Wild, but an adventure that fundamentally Read...
Lindsay Tigar    |   07.11.17   |   SHARE
Anxiety and disordered eating will always be there, looming in the back of my mind, ready to appear at any time.

What I Didn't Eat In Paris:Traveling With An Eating Disorder

Instead of falling in love with the culinary paradise, I was stuck in a cycle of disordered eating and dealing with it thousands of miles away from Read...
Caroline Eubanks    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE

I Don't Like Being Naked — Don't Judge Me

All that to say, I’ve seen my share of naked bodies. I am glad that there are spaces where people can feel comfortable disrobing, and when we pass Read...
Olga Mecking    |   06.20.17   |   SHARE
Much of the food we ate ran along these lines: not unrecognizable to the average American, but not at all the same.

Eating Lunch In Palestine 

I was an American Jew in Palestine. I wondered if I had made a mistake in coming here, in leaving the relative safety of my hotel in Jerusalem, or Read...
Naomi Tomky    |   05.9.17   |   SHARE
Long Reads
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Failure And Body Shame On A Guatemalan Volcano

My breathing hastened and my crying intensified. The elevation wasn’t doing me any favors. All I knew was that it was pitch black on a lava field in Read...
Caroline Eubanks    |   04.18.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
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, RN   |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
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