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It's Not Me, It's You: My Breakup With Body Positivity

It feels like a community that I don’t fit in now. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.30.17   |   SHARE
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As My Fifth Child Turns Five

The fifth birthday is a big deal. Five is kindergarten. It is reading and writing and riding your bike without training wheels. Five is the first Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.26.17   |   SHARE
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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, RN   |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
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" In nine months, I’ve learned a lot of stuff about myself, and even more about how I neglected myself."

What I've Learned From 9 Months Of Self-Care (#8 Is What's Up)

It’s like I had a baby, only I actually just gave birth to a new me. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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I Take So Many Psych Meds, I Don't Even Know Who I Am Anymore

I am tired of taking medication. I am tired of relying on the manufactured versions of the chemicals and hormones my body could — should? — make for Read...
Joni Edelman    |   03.6.17   |   SHARE
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How “Getting Healthy” Can Become An Eating Disorder

One day I was “healthy” and the next day I was sick — slowly and then all at once. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.27.17   |   SHARE
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Set Point Weight: What Is It? How Do I Change It?

You didn't fail the diet; the diet failed you. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
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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, RN   |   02.13.17   |   SHARE
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