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Stop Telling Moms to Ask For Help

I know it’s not a weakness or the person’s fault, yet it still has a stigma and a sting when I learn someone has a mental health condition. I can’t quite put my finger on what it is that makes me feel that way. Ironically I have spent countless days and nights with crippling anxiety. […]

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In Defense of Black Friday Weekend

The weekend after Thanksgiving. There’s Black Friday, then Small Business Saturday, followed by Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. I’m sure there is something on Sunday, but I can’t think of what it is. A weekend full of deals. Deals on stuff, experiences and everything between. Spend, spend, spend. And while countless people take part in […]

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Life in the Fat Lane:: Embracing My Body Size

I watched a family member suffer from severe eating disorders when I was in college. Hospitalizations, feeding tubes, rehab facilities – the list goes on and on and on. It consumed her. I also watched (and honestly, still watch) another branch of my family yo-yo diet like it was their job. So many “lifestyle changes” […]

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