These shoulders, arms and back

These shoulders, arms and back hurt and droop sometimes  from the weight of the world. i so often feel the suffering of others, sometimes as if it were my own. with tools, i have learned to remove these burdens,  for me and those I inherited  from you. ~~ my shoulders no longer hang forward inContinue reading “These shoulders, arms and back”

These Thighs: A Metamorphosis

These thighs of mine Are thunderous, they boom when I walk or run (or that has been always my perception). Changing my focus, I begin to see these thighs, and myself differently. These thighs lift and carry my body, often gracefully. They take me to great heights, physically and etherically. They wrap around my lover’sContinue reading “These Thighs: A Metamorphosis”

Disentangling Body Shame

In being told that I am beautiful, my mind immediately begins to revolt. I then beg off the compliment and internally refute it. Recently I was told I was beautiful by a man I consider to be incredibly attractive. Unable to ignore it anymore, I decided it was high time to look more deeply. In justContinue reading “Disentangling Body Shame”

Mirror Work Day 1: Loving the Skin I’m in

I have both been dreading and looking forward to this. Mirror work in the past was painful at best. I hesitated rising this morning up out of my warm, comfy, soft bed. While lying there, I thought up in my head things I would say to myself. A bit scared of what was to come.Continue reading “Mirror Work Day 1: Loving the Skin I’m in”

Behind the Eyes of a Fat Person

There’s a smile when the pain comes, the pain’s gonna make everything alright… – The Black Crowes Fat in our society is generally heavily scrutinized and considered disgusting. People who are seen as fat are often judged as being lazy and apathetic, with many people looking down their noses at them for “letting themselves go.” Even healthcare professionals canContinue reading “Behind the Eyes of a Fat Person”

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