My introduction to equanimity

Eight years ago when I first embarked with intention on my wellness journey, I began posting photos of my belly on social media. The purpose was definitely brag related, but it was never about weight. It was always about how the outward appearance of my belly reflected a state of inner chaos, and how the…

Free Flow

As I wait for my painfully slow dryer to remove the remaining dampness from the clothing I want to wear to work today, I am thinking about BREASTS. This summer I made the decision to become more comfortable with the nature of my breasts, and release myself from the conditioning that requires them to be…

Why My Scale is Not a Liar

One of the foundational rules of the Whole30 is that, under no circumstances, are you supposed to come anywhere close to even CONSIDERING weighing yourself for the duration of reset. I exaggerate a bit, but I know that for so many, the scale becomes a tool for proving one’s worthiness, and relinquishing dependence on it…

Skin Food for Thought

So I think I mentioned a couple of posts back that I’m going to be turning 42 in March. And though I TRY very hard to not subject myself to social standards that place value on youthful appearance, it is a daily challenge to¬†accept the way that age has written itself on my face. I…