Monthly Archives: September 2012

September Foodie Penpals

It’s that time of the month…. FOODIE PENPAL REVEAL DAY!!! In a funny twist of events, the person to whom I sent last months treats is the person who got me this time! Her name is Sarah McLaughlin of California! … Continue reading

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Weight Stigma: Celebrate

Celebrate relationships & life experiences! Celebrate as you have each day taken a step forward by recognizing, expressing, reclaiming, & recommitting to make a difference in this world & stop weight stigma! Celebrate your place in facilitating change! Thanks for … Continue reading

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Weight Stigma: Recommit

“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” -Hillel Recommit to taking care of yourself! Recommit to challenging weight bias. Recommit to … Continue reading

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Weight Stigma: Reclaim

Reclaim your body image as your own! Be the first to engage in positive body talk, Think about your REAL values…. and what impact you want to have on the your fellow human beings. What you say matters! I don’t … Continue reading

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Weight Stigma: Express

Express Yourself! Get creative…express yourself in ways that will aid in your healing! Be a catalyst for change. I have found art therapy to be a healing balm & a way to process through feelings that traditional talk therapy or … Continue reading

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Weight Stigma: Recognize

Today is the first day of Weight Stigma Awareness Week of 2012 RECOGNIZE: • The way you judge yourself and others based on their weight • Weight stigma as a form of bullying • Your own story • You have … Continue reading

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week

September 24 – 28 is Weight Stigma Awareness Week. What is Weight Stigma? According to BEDA (Binge Eating Disorder Association): ~Shame placed upon individuals based on weight or body size. ~Judgment & biases predetermined by weight, body size, lifestyle ~Judgment … Continue reading

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