Lots and Lots and Lots of Thoughts: Weight Loss and Weight Gain

The other day I was talking with a sales rep and asked her if she had a dress in my regular size. She paused and said, “Are you sure you wouldn’t like to size up? You might be more comfortable.” (Note: not a hint of sarcasm or fat shaming in her voice, just a recommendation)…

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Lots and Lots and Lots of Thoughts: Weight Neutral Language

WEIGHT NEUTRAL LANGUAGE: Pregnancy edition. When I was pregnant with the twins, my body became the focus of every single conversation. It became increasingly apparent (your mom’s a parent) to me that I was gaining weight faster than most of my friends did when they were pregnant. Not only was I aware of this… but…

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Step Away From Diet Culture, Love.

The New York Times Article: Smash the Wellness Industry I’ve seen this article (link above, read it!) circulating on my @sandpaper.and.glass Instagram feed. I follow a very curated group of people including Intuitive Eating Nutritionists/Dietitians. Body Positivity and Health at Every Size Influencers. I am grateful that they share such powerful, relatable content. A friend…

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