Trusting in Transition

Nearing the end of pregnancy, I walk through the mall, browsing all the sale items and clothes that are pointless to shop for when you can’t see your toes. Everything I feared happening to my body, happened. My hips expanded, my ...

Permission to Rest in the Battle

Maybe it’s time we admit that this is hard. Everywhere we look and listen there are messages. “You’re fat. You aren’t pretty enough. You’re flat-chested. Why don’t you get those crooked teeth fixed?” Then you visit the body image web sites, and ...

Should Women Reinvent Themselves?

“I’m back! We women have to reinvent ourselves every year. That’s just the way it goes. Now, I’m back. Isn’t it marvelous? I look different. I feel different. I'm BAAAACK!” These words flowed out of the mouth of some former celebrity-turned-interior ...