The Rings on the Tree

If you haven’t had a chance yet to listen to the Superior Podcast where hosts Frank Prather and Hal Sparks take on my journey to health as a personal project, I highly recommend giving it a listen. Not because it’s about yours truly and what I’m going to be doing for the next few months, […]

Feeling unsafe? #MeToo

It’s been a harrowing couple of weeks for women. Well, in truth it’s been a harrowing year for women – particularly those of us who have experienced the trauma of sexual assault/harassment. Triggers have been tripped. Wounds have been opened. Salt has been poured. Everywhere we look now is a reminder of all the fragile […]

Saying goodbye to the Good Girl

Despite being seriously deprived of many, many movies when I was a kid, I grew up to be a huge Disney fan. I never saw Dumbo or Bambi or Snow White when I was a child, but thanks to my kids I saw *every* Disney movie that came down the pike, starting with The Little […]

“We can rebuild her. We have the technology.”

As you may have noticed, I didn’t have a blog entry for last week. And it wasn’t because there wasn’t anything to talk about. I actually had a positive update, having lost nearly three pounds that week AND finally dipping under 290. You would have thought I’d have been shouting from the rooftops. Instead I […]

Diagnosis: Fat

Yesterday I went to the doctor for two things: my ongoing and increasing back pain and horrendous menstrual periods, which I wanted to ensure didn’t have anything to do with each other. The reason for this was because I had started to see some progress with my back, but another hellish cycle struck and I […]