back in my body.

back in my body.

“Here in this body are the sacred rivers: here are the sun and moon as well as all the pilgrimage places… I have not encountered another temple as blissful as my own body.” Saraha Our earthly bodies are sacred. They are home to our minds, our souls, our very spirit......

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real talk.

real talk.

Let’s be honest, I’m over it. When it comes down to it, I’m tired… more like exhausted. This year has been a LOT… nearly too much honestly. I think many of us are hitting breaking points, but I want to be real for a few minutes... & this post might be a bit messy,...

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Health at Every Size (HAES)

Health at Every Size (HAES)

What I learned from reading Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon PhD. If you have read my blog or follow my Instagram, you are probably aware that I am pretty transparent about my personal struggles with body image as well as my...

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four years.

four years.

Celiac & me. What I have learned from chronic illness... Throughout this month, I have been taking the time to sit and reflect on the last four years. May is Celiac awareness month and I have wanted to write about my journey from diagnosis to now. There is so much...

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showing skin.

showing skin.

A short story on being a woman and having a body… I was looking through old photos when I came across this video of me playing piano on a short weekend trip to NYC. My friends and I were exploring the city when we came across this piano in a park next to a beautiful...

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the pill.

the pill.

Last year, when researching the topic of womanhood and feminism for my senior design project, I never expected to discover the things I did. I knew woman’s issues stretched over hundreds of years and touched on many topics. What I did not know was how much health +...

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body | two.

body | two.

Dieticians, body image, intuitive eating & set point. Yesterday I spent the day at the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine meeting with a Celiac dietician through the Center for Digestive Diseases at the University of Chicago (wow, that’s a lot of important...

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daily dance.

daily dance.

From ballet to daddy daughter dances to high school homecoming to my first zumba class ... dancing has come in and out of my life since I was a little girl. With every passing year, I start to become more in tune with my truest self. With that personal growth comes a...

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self.

self.

From taking photos on a morning hike to capturing the sky full of stars in Northern Wisconsin, taking photos has proved to be a creative outlet for me. Being able to capture emotions, colors and memories in one moment is powerful. It is a way for me to document how I...

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