The Binge Eating Diaries: Don’t Let Your Swimsuit Sabotage Your Summer

“OMG! Yay! It’s bathing suit season! I can’t wait to sift through racks of unflattering one pieces! I am so looking forward to reaffirming my suspicion that absolutely none of the cute bikinis come in my size! I love spending $80 on something I hate!“ …said no woman ever. I think bathing suits are miserable […]

5 Self Confidence Tips for Overcoming Your Swimsuit Fears

Swimsuit confidence is determined by more than just how we look – it’s about how we feel about ourselves inside and out. This post I wrote for the popular FitBottomed Girls website speaks to how we can embody swimsuit confidence no matter your size. Swimsuit season is right around the corner. Build your confidence in […]

Self Acceptance Comes First

This week Marsha began her guest contributing at We Are The Real Deal by writing a post asking the question “If I Don’t Like Me, Can I Take Care Of Me?”  In her post Marsha asked readers to imagine that after successfully adopting a healthy lifestyle, they found their weight remained the same.  How would […]

Healthy Lifestyle Changes That Will Take You Through The Holidays and Long After

Halloween is here and gone and that only means one thing:  Retailers everywhere getting their usual head start on the holidays.  ‘Deck the Halls’ playing  24/7 in your local Target, plastic wreaths swinging off every traffic light and  mass produced Christmas trees bundled up with twine and scrunched together by the dozens outside your grocery […]