Health Update: Chronic Pain, Depression, Digestion–Oh My!

Health Update: Chronic Pain, Depression, Digestion–Oh My!

  It’s been a while since I’ve bothered to give you a health update, and in the spirit of full transparency, I’m going to say: it has been a rough month. Actually, it has been a rough couple of months if I’m being honest. And I’m being honest. So here we go: Ever...
UN-Podcast 063 & The Perfection Gap

UN-Podcast 063 & The Perfection Gap

TL;DR: Go listen to today’s podcast with Alen Standish of Progress, Not Perfection! “Embrace Your Wild Mistakes.” There is a thing I like to call “the perfection gap.” It’s the space between our desire for perfection and the place where we actually land—because...
The Day I Forgot to Worry About Wearing a Bathing Suit

The Day I Forgot to Worry About Wearing a Bathing Suit

It’s been about two months since I took my first swimming lesson. That means it’s been about two months since I bought my first non-ED bathing suit. And somehow, in all of that time, I forgot to worry about how I looked when I put the bathing suit on. It’s summer,...
An Open Letter to Dr. Oz

An Open Letter to Dr. Oz

The following letter was inspired by an innocent trip to a suburban grocery store, during which I saw the following magazine cover:    I posted the photo to Facebook, and the response was incredible. Turns out, people are tired of being told/sold that they have...