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Undoing the Damage

I spent the day today with a headache.  Having dodged a bullet with the “doctor” yesterday, still I was left with a healthy little girl feeling overweight and fat.  Desperate for images of strong-bodied women to show to my girl, I wandered into Books, Inc.  I asked if there were any books on women in […]

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This Is My Daughter

  I am in a rage tonight.  I have been in a rage for hours. The day started out innocently enough.  I took the kids to the doctor for their annual exam.  My little guy weighed in first, and then my girl – my 8.5 year old girl, who is nearly 5 feet tall and […]

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    I was raised by a parent who could not feel loved by me. I joked with my friends that her mantra was, “Whatever you’re doing? It’s not enough.”  No matter the gesture, no matter the words, it was never enough for her to feel the love. Her mother left her as a child […]

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