Blaming the Body

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On Monday I was in yoga class and something really strange happened, I suddenly became very aware and self-conscious of my body, specifically my stomach. I had just had a great day at work and was excited to be at yoga, my practice was hard but felt really great. We were 10 minutes from the

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Weddings and Dress Fittings

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My very best friend in the WHOLE wide world is getting married in just over a month. She was kind enough to ask ME to be one of her bridesmaids and I was honoured. I know that she loves me, we’ve been friends for 22 years and her family is a second family to me,

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Summertime Challenges

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Summertime is hard for those of us with body image issues and eating disorders. Messages are EVERYWHERE in the media about bodies and food. Lose 10lbs before summer, your best bikini body, best and worst celebrity bodies, even entire issues of magazines dedicated to hundreds of photos of celebrities in bathing suits! There is more

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