Take the Shame out of “Fitspiration”

Remember when motivational posters were just pictures of kittens holding onto limbs under the caption, "Hang in there?"  If you've spent any amount of time on Instagram and Pinterest, you have seen the emotional dysfunction minefield that is often labeled as #motivational.  Sadly, many of these graphics use the same tactics as pro-ana (pro-anorexia) websites: selling … Continue reading Take the Shame out of “Fitspiration”

One Strong Lady

"You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair." - Chinese proverb Since my post on Tuesday about "the beach incident," I've received an outpouring of support from just about everyone.  People told me they loved me, promised to maim and/or … Continue reading One Strong Lady