Category Archives: Intuitive Living

Hitting Diet Bottom

I think in order for anyone to try anything as counter-cultural as Intuitive Eating, one has to hit Diet Bottom. What is Diet Bottom? Diet Bottom is realizing… *Dieting doesn’t work in the long run, it just makes you fatter … Continue reading

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Fat: The Owner’s Manual (Book Review)

Fat: The Owner’s Manual- Navigating a Thin-Obsessed World with your Health, Happiness, and Sense of Humor Intact by Regan Chastain Regan Chastain is a Fat Acceptance and Health at Every Size advocate, as well as a former National Dance Champion … Continue reading

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So What About the Yoga?

So why don’t you ever blog about yoga anymore, my critical part says??? Here’s what’s going on with the whole yoga thing…. I started doing yoga about 8 years ago while I was going through a period of depression after … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Compliments

My colleague complimented me about how much weight I had lost. She remarked, “You must be working so hard!” Yes, but no. But, yes. I’m wondering if by hard work she means…. *Exercising compulsively while shaming myself *Restricting white sugar … Continue reading

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The Fat Chick Works Out

Recently, I read The Fat Chick Works Out: Fitness That’s Fun and Feasible for Folks of all Ages, Shapes, and Sizes by Jeanette DePatie. Have you let go of the Diet Mentality? Have you unhooked exercise from weight loss? If … Continue reading

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Love Your Body Love YourSELF

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” – Maya Angelou My yoga teacher once said, “A True Love Story Never Ends.” I’ve never been in love. Not with a … Continue reading

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You are Someone New

Today I had my most favorite lunch: Jerusalem/Israeli Couscous. It’s made up of couscous, onion, feta, tomatoes, & black olives. Afterwards, I had a glazed pumpkin cake doughnut. THEN, I took a cookie off the shelf. I said to mySelf, … Continue reading

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