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Are bloggers role models?

Friday, August 20, 2010


Are bloggers role models?

(My fave non-role model’y tee & boyfriend) It feels like a lifetime ago I sat on this panel** (I blew-off missed BlogHer this year. If you went & blogged about it please link your posts in the comments!). During the session, panel members & the audience chatted about blogs, bloggers, readers & responsibility. I clearly [...]


Wednesday, July 21, 2010


Whether you are familiar with this term or not—Im pretty confident in saying we’re all familiar with the concept. Technically defined self-objectification is defined as when we choose to evaluate ourselves based on appearance because that’s how we believe others adjudicate us. (many believe that the media plays a large role in teaching us to [...]

N(o) S(cale) V(ictory).

Friday, June 11, 2010


Please to read this post as merely my experiences and thoughts. Im an avowed NON-WEIGHER (I encourage you to take a moment and skim that post if you havent before so you know where Im coming from). It’s what works for me. I do “say” that I have a pair of jeans I use as [...]

Tweeting eating disorders (guest post).

Thursday, October 22, 2009


In the U.S., as many as 10 million females and one million males struggle with the devastating effects of anorexia and bulimia.  Another 25 million suffer from binge eating disorder.  According to The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, the incidence of eating disorders has doubled since the 1960s and is increasing in younger age groups—occurring [...]

Are bloggers role models (giveaway post)?

Tuesday, August 4, 2009


It’s funny. The longer I blog the more I realize, in a way, this blog is a book. Not so much that I yammer in book-length posts (which I do)—-but in that we have our own language. Chickenbus (for those of you who have been around a while). Ren Man. That sort of stuff. It’s [...]

BlogHer Conference…WE GOT OUR SLOT!

Sunday, July 5, 2009


Now we need to make sure the room is jam-packed. Consider yourself commanded to be there if you’re at the conference. Unable to attend?  Feel free (wink) to tweet the session or post about it on your blog. In my opinion it’s as simple as this: If we arent willing to step up & guide [...]

You’d be so pretty if…

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


By means of full disclosure I’m compelled to share Ive known Dara Chadwick, author of the book You’d be so pretty if…, for longer than even she realizes. I followed her year long  journey of self-exploration & weightloss each month in Shape magazine way before I had the pleasure of meeting her in virtual life. [...]

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!

Saturday, May 9, 2009


If I could pass one thing on to the Toddler Tornado…

Two Guest Post Tuesday: The Famous Leslie & the Infamous Tornado.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008


Hey Miz - I wrote this for you while stranded in JFK’s Delta Terminal (shout-out to Smoothie World!) I actually typed it out on my handheld, which was probably extremely helpful for my carpal tunnel, bulging disk and various other writing-incurred repetitive stress injuries. But you and the Bumbling Band? So worth it. PS If [...]