Category: Body


My Evolving Feelings Towards Self-care

Like many (most?) girls, I grew up with a constant barrage of media messages telling me that I wasn’t good enough.  Critical pictures of celebrities with cellulite reminded me that I wasn’t skinny enough....


Four Decades

I’m turning 40. I am glad I will be 40, especially when I consider that the only other alternative for me at this point would be death. Still, it can be hard to celebrate...


Doctor’s Orders

Yesterday I spent my morning waiting for and receiving several routine tests at a hospital clinic. I sat in a walled off area with about ten other women, all dressed in matching pink robes,...