Monthly Archives: May 2012

BODY of KNOWLEDGE

Today is my niece’s birthday.  A year ago she graduated from college and I wrote this piece.  I thought I would re-post it today. Back in “the day” we didn’t have graduations from pre-school, elementary school or junior high school.  … Continue reading

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Fits and Starts

Fit Now there’s a helluva word.  Think about it…how could one itty bitty word elicit such a broad spectrum of feelings, images, and associations? Throwing a fit If the shoe fits Misfit The perfect fit Fit for life Fit to … Continue reading

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Momeries

I already wrote my 2012 Mother’s Day Blog Post, but I received a few emails asking if I would re-post my 2011 Mother’s Day Blog Post.  So here it is! My mom hated her body. I knew it at a … Continue reading

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Weight of the Notion

On May 7th, while still basking in the afterglow of International No Diet Day, The New York Times published a series of opinion pieces called Women, Weight, and Wellness that stirred up a great deal of discussion, debate, and commentary … Continue reading

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Time is a waisting…

I spent the weekend in Michigan due to a sudden death in my family. Honestly, there is nothing like an event like this to put things in perspective. Our bodies are so much more than circumference and pounds. They are literally … Continue reading

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