She’s Not Fat, She’s Big Boned

“Heaven’s, no.  That girl isn’t fat.  She’s big-boned.”  Overheard at my gym. Do I dare do it?  The topic is kind of scary.  Actually it can sometimes be taboo.  But I’m going to go for it because…well…because I have to for me, you and the girls in Girls on the Run. Obesity. Yep that’s right.  […]

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Day 8

Why are hugs something we are wired to need?  Why are hugs so important to our social, emotional, mental, physical and spiritual development?  Basically, what’s up with the power of THE hug? I remember when I was about 40…my 78 year-old Mom shared something with me I have never forgotten. A hug. This wasn’t any […]

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Day Six

Why do certain advertisements have such a powerful effect on me? How can I move past allowing them to affect me in such a negative and disturbing way?  What can I learn from my response to the cultural images we see in the media regarding women? We are in-between days of hosting a Girls on […]

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