The Love Notes Blog

I’ll be sharing essays; love notes to our bodies; wise women to follow; media to watch, listen to, or read; and invitations to join me in learning how to accept, respect, and love our bodies.

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Unsupportive Family

How do you deal with family and friends who don’t support your journey to make peace with your body?

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You Gotta Do the Work, Mama

How do we help our young women and girls to grow up without body shame?

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My Awakening

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to wrangle my memories about the most vivid events that sparked my awakening. Because I tend to write the stories that are the loudest when I sit at my desk, this retelling will not be in chronological order.

Part 1 – The Dream

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Gratitude for My Body (2021)

A gratitude series focused on the wonders of my body

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Dear Cellulite,

I hate that people use you to humiliate women when textured skin is a really normal part of being human.

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Write Love Notes to Your Body

Writing love notes to my body was my entry onto the body-acceptance path. I knew I wanted a different relationship with my body, but I had no idea how to get started.

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