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168 Women

By |2017-06-14T12:28:56-04:00December 16th, 2015|Body, Womanhood|

“The authors suggest that one reason why [using plus size bodies in advertisements is bad] being larger-bodied may appear to be contagious is that as it is seen as more socially permissible, individuals exhibit lower motivation to engage in healthy behaviors and consume greater portions of unhealthy food.” – AMA  […]

What I Really Say To Your Husband

By |2017-06-14T12:41:35-04:00December 15th, 2014|Body, Marriage|

Ladies, your husbands are emailing me. Repeatedly. You may or may not have any idea this is happening. It’s probably while you’re in the shower, or after you go to bed. Or maybe when you think they’re texting a co-worker on the couch, or in the bathroom on their iPads. […]

Stage 5 Clinger

By |2017-06-14T12:42:32-04:00November 26th, 2014|Body, Marriage|

“You never call me anymore.” He said. “Yes I do!” “Um no, you don’t. It’s Wednesday and you haven’t called to bug me at work all week?” So, two things. One, he apparently only pretends to be annoyed with me, which only confirms my theory that my exasperating personality is a large part of my [...]

Goodbye to Yesterday

By |2017-06-14T11:49:19-04:00September 29th, 2014|Body|

This is awkward. I don’t want it to be, but it is. We’ve become the sort of friends that are only friends because we don’t know how not to be. After 13 years it’s not meaningful, it’s habitual. […]

This is 200

By |2017-06-14T12:43:20-04:00September 17th, 2014|Body|

I can't sleep. That's a relatively normal thing, really, as anyone who has gotten completely coherent emails from me at 3am can attest. I don't sleep. I have the next round of edits due on my book in, ohhhhhhh, 13 days. I was recently hired by a morning radio show to come and chat every [...]

Inspiration: August’s Writing Prompts

By |2017-06-14T13:42:02-04:00August 4th, 2014|Body, Writing Prompts|

Running the Curvy Girl Guide Community puts me in touch with thousands of brilliant women, and their equally brilliant platforms. In an effort to embolden and promote the powerful voices I surround myself with, I've developed a month's worth of writing prompts for them (and you!) to explore and magnify across their blogs and social platforms. After all, [...]

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