Category Archives for The Number on the Scale

Weightless

The Husband has been uncharacteristically quiet lately. Not in typical, every day conversation, mind you. He’s got plenty to say when Buttercup asks him to pretend he’s five of her princess dolls at

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Are you Ready to #BeBrave?

Are you ready to #BeBrave?The headlines are filled with stories about feelings of hopelessness. At first glance, the world looks like a pretty depressing place, but if you look just long enough…you see

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Mommy Do I need to go on a Diet?

The question felt a bit out of left field.  But as the mother of a child, of a little girl, I suppose I shouldn’t ever really be surprised, right?She is eight-going-on-twenty-eight, after all. And

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Dieting Last Resorts

I decided to go on a raw foods diet. Mostly it sounds fine to me except it virtually excludes my favorite food groups: coffee, cheese and bread.Coffee, cheese, and fresh baked sourdough are such an intrinsic

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Reattaching the Hitch

This is funny. You know it is. Many of us have been there. Many of us are there right now. I skipped out on New Year’s Resolutions this time around because I know this is the exact track I’d be on.

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GBP Showcase on: Body After Baby? Bullshit!

Girl Body Pride is coming up on a birthday. To celebrate, we are taking a moment to showcase our favorite submissions from guest writers and contributions from our regular team. Do you have a favorite

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GBP Showcase: A Weigh In on Shame

Girl Body Pride is coming up on a birthday. To celebrate, we are taking a moment to showcase our favorite submissions from guest writers and contributions from our regular team. Do you have a favorite

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Does The Media Get the Blame for Eating Disorders?

A friend recently sent me a link to an article on Ed Bites regarding the author’s thoughts on the media and eating disorders. The article, to be published in Emirates Woman magazine, is

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