It’s Time to Kick Diet Culture to the Curb

Your body is incredibly smart. There is so much it does without you even thinking about it. For example, I bet your heart is beating right this very second. And you're not even telling it to. In the words of the BIG GUY, you are incredibly made. Yet, we tend to forget just how wise…

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Numbers, Body Acceptance, and Making a Difference

In the educational world, there is a video based discussion platform called Flipgrid which allows students to share their voices (and faces) with others. It's rather simple to use (even for old people like me), so I was a bit surprised when I could hear, but couldn't see a couple of my students. When I…

NEDA Week 2018: My Thoughts and a Poem

Each year, as NEDA (National Eating Disorders Awareness) week rolls around, memories resurface. Memories I've put to rest. Memories I've brought closure to. And each year, I am confronted with a decision to be made. Do I let the week go by unacknowledged or do I address it? In spite of the trepidation I feel, I…

My Hope for You is This

I've spent a good share of the day trying to write about something I'm not really feeling passionate about. It seemed like a good idea a few days ago. Not so much now. Want to know how that's been going for me? I'm sure you can guess. I'm on my fourth load of laundry (including…

The Daniel Plan: Final Thoughts

It's over. Done. Complete. Finito. (Not sure if that's really a word, but it has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?) My Daniel Plan small group has reached the end of the road. And truth be told, I'm a little sad. As much as I am going to appreciate a less hectic Monday, I will miss…