I am happy. Not with my body, but with my life.

You Don’t Have To Love Your Body To Love Your Life

I am in a fat body that is not particularly comfortable to live in. I am also happy. You can love your life even if you don't love your body. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.14.17   |   SHARE
Newborn life...when that bliss wears off.

Newborn Life: After The Bliss Has Worn Off

Newborn life...when that bliss wears off. Not all at once, and not in every way. But the bliss becomes less blinding. Everything returns to real life Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.11.17   |   SHARE
Jennifer Smith via Instagram

Crossfit: Before & After? Good Camera Angles? Or Are Some People Just Fit AF?

Both very fat, and very fit, people can have a food baby. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.17   |   SHARE
You can start practicing attunement on a micro or macro level, or anywhere in between. We are all taking baby steps, so go slow, go gentle, and leave room to experiment and discover more about who you are.

Basic Attunement: How Do I Start Listening To What My Own Self Is Trying To Tell Me?

If you are like me, you weren't raised to tune into your body, mind, or spirit. Tuning in was something you did to television, or something you made Read...
Carrie Saum    |   07.19.17   |   SHARE
Image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

I Don't Give A Crap About My "Bikini Body"

I don’t remember being particularly confident about my body, I do remember thinking that I should look confident, even if I hated my thighs. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.15.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
The pain of miscarriage lingers every single day.

My Miscarriage Left Me Holding My Body In Contempt

When a bereaved mother is left alone, how deep into the recesses of her mind does she wander? Does she surface for air? Does she want to come out at Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   02.1.17   |   SHARE
Once upon a time, everything your body did was magic to you.

Why Do You Hate Your Body?

Your body shows up for you everyday. Why do you want to mold it and change it and tell it it’s ugly or fat or saggy or substandard. Why do you hate Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.19.17   |   SHARE

Love Thy Labia: 5 Reasons Why Women Shouldn’t Give A F*ck What Their Labia Look Like

All labia are equally beautiful and unique, like butterfly wings: complete with different lengths, textures, and shapes. Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   01.10.17   |   SHARE