From the category archives:


can we normalize food?

April 19, 2010

Yesterday I posted this article with a small write-up about how I got it and some questions I had after reading it like can we truly help our young women or is it a battle we’ll always be fighting? As someone who would love to get into programming for young women (high school and college-aged) [...]

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what is food and how do we talk about it?

April 18, 2010

A dear friend and mentor e-mailed me yesterday with a link to an article in today’s New York Times magazine section. She was given this link by a woman who recently lost her daughter to an eating disorder so that first question still circles in her head to this day. I think this article brings [...]

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April 16, 2010

I never thought I’d be in a sorority. I was seriously against it during my freshman year because I thought I wasn’t going to change to fit in with a group of girls. Growing up I had my group of girlfriends, but most of my friends were guys. I was used to talking with my [...]

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spring cleaning

April 12, 2010

I’m a neat-freak. It’s just a fact and a part of my personality that’s probably not going to go away anytime soon. The inside my desk at my parent’s house is a different story, but we won’t go there… Anyway, Brittany tweeted this last night… and I immediately tweeted her back saying I’d be on [...]

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hula hopping isn't just for kids…

April 9, 2010

I saw this article in the NYTimes back when it was written one month ago and thought hey, that looks fun. I used to love hula hooping as a child and was actually quite good at it (if I do say so myself). See when I was young, I had pretty wide hips for my [...]

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"weighty matters" part 2

April 7, 2010

If you missed part 1, you can read it here To recap, we’ve talked about mixed messaging and BMI and will now cover the last 4 topics. I will write the full names of the speakers during the first topic we talk about today and then use their initials after. These are not direct quotes, [...]

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