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Take The Cake: Weight Gain Is Normal When You Become BoPo

Weight gain is — in my anecdotal experience — quite common once you stop attempting to control your weight. My story is not everyone’s story. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.22.18   |   SHARE
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Briana Hernandez, Mama Fierce Blog

Confronting And Crushing Weight-Gain Anxiety

Diet culture teaches us is that the grass is always greener on the skinnier side of our memories. I'm confronting my own weight-gain anxiety. Read...
Briana Hernandez    |   11.8.17   |   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
original artwork by Mariah Aro Sharp

Chronic Stress And Lack Of Sleep Is Probably Literally Killing You

Sleep: There are roughly 318.9 million people in America, and 30% of them aren’t getting enough of it. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.31.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After

Beyond Before & After: 5 Keys To Surviving (Even Enjoying?) The Holidays When Food Is EVERYWHERE

This week is baking week. No, not nationally or anything, but in my house, this week is the week all the things are made. I have a repertoire; it’s Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.19.16   |   SHARE
Being pregnant can be hard, even without unwanted commentary.

8 Women Share What It's Like To Be Shamed During Pregnancy

Pregnancy has the potential to be one of the happiest times in a woman’s life. Read...
Emily Glover    |   11.23.16   |   SHARE
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Life's about more than appearances.

I've Gained Weight; It's Not The End Of The World

  So you’ve noticed I’ve gained weight… It’s not the end of the world. Really, it’s not. “I can’t make it Thursday night. Things have been crazy Read...
Jill Robbins    |   11.14.16   |   SHARE
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The Body Positive Movement is a movement that’s about autonomy.

We Need To Stop Policing Body Positivity

I feel equipped to talk about the intricacies of the body positivity movement; for with all its beauty and empowerment, there are aspects of body Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   11.11.16   |   SHARE
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