Posts tagged "bodies"

God I Hate My Body

God I Hate My Body
I know, I’m not supposed to say that I hate my body. I’m supposed to say that at 40 I’m learning to love my body. Or I’m so proud that my body was able to produce a new life. But the truth is, I really hate my body. Not the inside. I’m happy with how... Read more »

Mommy Rides a Big Wave of Self-Loathing, Even in Paradise

Mommy Rides a Big Wave of Self-Loathing, Even in Paradise
Last night, at a beautiful Italian restaurant, I started an impromptu game with my hubby and daughter. It was called “what I love about you.” First, it was hubby’s turn. My daughter and I went back and forth, listing his many qualities: fantastic cooking skills, a gentle demeanor, and never-ending patience for the two feisty gals... Read more »

Mamas and Beauty: Why Do We Judge So Harshly?

Mamas and Beauty: Why Do We Judge So Harshly?
Do you remember high school homecoming games? I do. Every December, with the crisp smell of late autumn in the air, the past year’s graduating class would reunite at the football stadium, and I would head over to evaluate who among the gals had cut their hair (super cool) and who had gained the dreaded... Read more »
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