Desserts Spelled Backward is Stressed

By Darla Breckenridge

Stressed spelled backward is desserts. For many of us, what may be more true is desserts spelled backward is stressed. As thoughts of “forbidden foods” like pumpkin pie, apple pie and ice cream dance through your head and inevitably make many of you think this is the start of your holiday weight gain, I would like to propose another way […] Read more »


Guest Post: Weight Loss Assumptions

By Jill Carlson

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 »


Weight Stigma Awareness Week: How I Recommitted to My Body

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

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 »


Dressing for Your Body Today: Guest Post

By Guest Blogger

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 MS, RDN, CD

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 »

Weight of the Nation