Waves of Creation

Waves of Creation

Growing up in Texas it’s easy to take flowers for granted. They’re just there, literally all over the place most of the year. I spent an enormous amount of time studying those flowers, being aware of their comings and goings, colors, scent, all of it. First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, bless her, made sure […]

The S*** Between You and It

The S*** Between You and It

You practice mindfulness, begin to meditate then your world explodes. You don’t understand why doing something supposedly good for you feels like shit and assume those peaceful looking people are actually on prescription drugs. Xanax anyone? You start yoga only the teacher can’t explain why you’re on the mat crying or raging because he went […]

Let It Be

Let It Be

In my uninformed opinion the best Beatles song ever is Let It Be. Let me Be. Let them Be. Whatever or whomever “they” are. My husband showed up to me in the most impractical and side swiping manner bringing a gigantic wrecking ball to my very introverted, nerdy and pretty boring life. He was a shock to […]

How We Talk About Power Matters

How We Talk About Power Matters

As I’m moving into discussions around body weight and power, growing older as a woman and power, seeing life through the lens of victim hood, etc. I find myself bumping up against the concepts and words “masculine/feminine”. I find I’m doing more explaining than I enjoy repeatedly clarifying that speaking of masculine and feminine power […]

The Gifts in Your Weight

There are gifts in your weight, really there are too many to count. I totally get that you may not see them yet so let’s chat for a few but not about losing weight ok? I quit weighing myself years ago. I quit shaming myself and I quit avoiding the word fat in conversation. I […]