Since my teenage years, I have fought a personal war with food, diabetes, anxiety, stress and did I mention food? I grew up in what I refer to as a "typical food existence" in the 70's and 80's. My mother was a homemaker, and she cooked pretty much every day. Meals would include a meat,… Continue reading The Time Has Come For Me to Stop Eating Like a Raging Lunatic
When I first started hearing about body positivity, I thought it was a good thing. The saying above, "Your worth is not measured by the size of your waist" is a very important concept related to body positivity. There are many reasons for people to feel positive about themselves no matter where they are in… Continue reading Body Positivity: The Good, the Bad and the Healthy
This is my daughter's lunch for today. Strawberries that red for January, I know right? She was so excited! I consider myself to be one very lucky mom. I have an 11 year old who jumps up and down when fruits and veggies come into the house. Food shopping is a dream, "Mom can I… Continue reading The Constant Evolution of Bullying
Every few days, I'll be looking at posts from friends and I'll see all these delicious recipes for things that make my arteries cry out for help. "Better than Sex cake", "Better than Sex mac n' cheese" (Um, wait, sorry, there's really not much you could do to noodles and melted cheese that is THAT… Continue reading Who Is This Person Who Keeps Comparing Food and Sex?