Messages To Women

We need to be and raise women who are confident and self-reliant; however, the messages we send to women in our society are harmful.  How are we raising women that are harmful to our society you may ask. What are we specifically doing that is hurting our society? The messages we verbally speak and show … Continue reading Messages To Women

Top Ten Intimacy Needs

This is another handout from a psych class that has helped me a lot lately. This has the top ten intimacy needs and it applies to all kinds of relationships. Let me know what you think. ACCEPTANCE: The closer we get to someone, the more we notice their imperfections. Acceptance involves looking past these flaws … Continue reading Top Ten Intimacy Needs

National Women’s History Month

This year's theme for National Women's History Month is NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women I think this is a fantastic theme and so many amazing people come to mind. However, I want to stick to the women the National Women's History Project has chosen to honor this … Continue reading National Women’s History Month

National Trivia Day

Today is National Trivia Day so I have decided to put together a little quiz for you! I will try and include all sorts of different types of questions from sports to alcohol to history! Comment and let me know how many you got correct! QUESTIONS: Who was the first president to live in the … Continue reading National Trivia Day

It Counts As Harassment

To follow up with my Ending Sexual Violence post I wanted to share this. I came across an article from Oct 22, 2017, on Buzzfeed that I thought was fucking fantastic. I had to share it with all of you here. The premise of this post was letting the world know they may be part … Continue reading It Counts As Harassment

30 Days of Being Thankful

November is all about Thanksgiving and getting ready for all the holidays in December and sometimes we lose sight of what is really important in all the hustle and bustle of the season. This prompted me to write a post about all the things I am thankful for. It also helps that a week and … Continue reading 30 Days of Being Thankful

Immunization Awareness Month

August is Immunization Awareness Month. I know the vaccine topic is a touchy one that causes people to argue and I don't want that. I am more than happy to have an open conversation and hear your thoughts and opinions on the matter, but if you are going to be disrespectful to me or any other … Continue reading Immunization Awareness Month

Tricky Person

I will be the first to admit I watch way too many crime tv shows and crime movies. I already have anxiety and these shows usually add to my anxiety over my children and their safety. I can watch those dumb commericals about tortured animals all day and not shed a tear, but if I … Continue reading Tricky Person

This Post is Raw

BeautyBeyondBones is such a strong and inspiring woman. If you don’t already, please go read her blog and follow her.

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I had been putting off writing this post for about a month and a half.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

Feb 26-March 4

I had been dreading writing this post because, obviously BBB is an eating disorder recovery blog, so I feel kinda…obligated…to address the topic, but honestly, I’m kinda luke warm on the whole “awareness” thing.

It just seems a little…glorifying if you ask me. And I have a problem with that. Don’t throw around photos of healthy-yet-slightly-thin girls in stock photos pretending to be sad, or even worse, smiling and holding a piece of pizza, and gloat that you’re raising “awareness” or fighting the stigma. The theme: “It’s time to talk about it…” that’s borderline insulting.

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Why don’t you ask the mother whose daughter died of heart failure due to anorexia, or my mother when I was 78 pounds and she was checking on…

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Impeachment?

What do you think? What are everyone's thoughts on this?  I would honestly like to know if you think the 45th President of the United States should be looked into or if the case against him should be dropped. Countable explains it really well and explains the process. Here is the link for that web … Continue reading Impeachment?