Category Archives: Body Issues & Health

  1. On Selfies

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    April 4, 2018 by Julia

    I’m not so different than the selfie-posting-people, is what I’m reminding myself. In fact, they may have certain things figured out better than I do, because they don’t have any shame about saying to the world: here I am, take it or leave it. I may be vain, I may be brave, I may be bored or needy. I may be longing for a little reassurance.

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  2. When those pesky food and body issues swing by for a visit, even though you’re a feminist, and you vowed to never diet again.

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    October 24, 2017 by Julia

    I am happiest about food and my body when I can forget about both. I’ve been trapped in shame cycles, …
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  3. The Positive Action

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    July 30, 2015 by Julia

    As a person who gets stuck in analysis of The Big Life Issues, I’ve been discovering the healing power of …
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  4. Swimsuit Season

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    August 11, 2014 by Julia

    It’s swimsuit season, and I can’t help wondering how many of those thin women with their children at the pool …
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  5. Guys, I’m Confused, Part 1: Health and Weight-Loss

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    April 12, 2014 by Julia

    Welcome to my new series, in which I don’t have to pretend like I know everything! Isn’t it great? I …
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  6. Girls, You Do Me Good

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    December 18, 2013 by Julia

    I recently obsessively watched Season 2 of HBO’s show Girls, and to quote the name of the most popular song …
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  7. Hitchin’ a Ride on the Yoga Bandwagon

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    August 27, 2013 by Julia

    I promised myself this would be short(er). Whew. That series on my journey to and through parenthood certainly was a …
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