‘dieting’

Guest Post: Weight Loss Assumptions

By Jill Carlson on 11/08/2012

Green Mountain has invited me to share one of my blog posts with you today about the assumptions people make about weight loss and dieting.  My colleague complimented me about how much weight I had lost. She remarked, “You must be working so hard!” Yes, but no. But, yes. I’m wondering if by hard work she means…. Exercising compulsively while […] Read more »

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week: How I Recommitted to My Body

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/27/2012

How I Recommitted to My Body This has been a long road inward, to reconnect to the joy of moving my body, and has taken every minute up until now. In my late teens, I started working in the health and fitness industry, teaching aerobics. Like most young women, I was unhappy with my body. And I was not very […] Read more »

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Dressing for Your Body Today: Guest Post

By Guest Blogger on 05/31/2012

Today’s guest post is by Sally McGraw of Already Pretty on why you need to dress for the body you have today, not yesterday or tomorrow. A girlfriend of mine has been unhappy with her body for… well, for as long as I’ve known her. She is one of the most naturally beautiful women I’ve ever known, and her generous, […] Read more »

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Weight of the Nation: Fear & Shame Isn’t a Motivator

By Marsha Hudnall on 05/11/2012

Up for a little fear, shame and overall misdirection next week?  Then have we got something for you! Tune into HBO’s documentary “Weight of the Nation,” produced in collaboration with the Institute of Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institutes of Health.  It’s scheduled to air Monday and Tuesday night. I haven’t seen the documentary […] Read more »

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Too Fat For Yoga? Think Again!

By Lisa Christie on 05/10/2012

There are more resources than ever about yoga for plus-size women. Green Mountain at Fox Run interviews Anna Guest-Jelley, founder of Curvy Yoga, about why it’s great for every shape, size and ability. Namaste! Anna, why did you start practicing yoga? I think some kind of bodily discomfort (pain, injury, inflexibility, etc.) brings many people to yoga, and that was […] Read more »

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