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  • love myself, self love, scale, feet, weight
    health sisterhood

    Love Myself Today: A Work In Progress

    Can you say ‘I love myself’ and mean it? Do you wish for self-love? This piece reveals the struggles with weight gain & the pursuit to live more healthily. Lately, I’ve found myself struggling…

    November 8, 2016
  • coffee, cookie, glasses, wellness, Cheney
    health

    On Wellness, Part 2

    Is “wellness” an unattainable construct? No matter how hard we try it’s always just out of reach. The trouble with a system that sets us up for failure. (As indicated by the title, there’s a part…

    July 4, 2016
  • Lemon cayenne drink
    health

    On Wellness, Part 1

    Wherein I find I have so much to say, that I’m splitting this into parts. Like Joanna, I’m a fan of pancakes. In fact, there was a month last winter where I had vivid…

    March 23, 2016
  • food

    All for the want of a sandwich

    Like a lot of people, I think advice is a fine thing. I love sharing travel tips, cooking tips or giving recommendations for restaurants in my city. I have a foolproof 5-step method for curing…

    September 24, 2013
  • selfie woman holiday vacation water
    sisterhood social media & technology

    Say it with Selfies

    Let’s face it, you can’t be in a public space for two minutes without witnessing someone striking a well-rehearsed, come-hither stare and snapping a picture of herself. Not here in Manila anyway. Key in…

    April 9, 2013
  • fashion & luxury sisterhood

    Nipple Letdown

    I. AM. WEARING. NIPPLE. ENHANCERS! My guts shout as I thump loudly down the street. A woman stops me and says, “Smile, you’re beautiful.” Her boyfriend nods in agreement. I want to scowl at…

    February 18, 2013
  • reclining nude move forward
    pregnancy & parenting sisterhood

    The Move Forward

    They are beautiful and vulnerable They hold a visible power but struggle to stay strong under society’s twenty-something worship We see silver spiders, flabby skin extra weight, scars and cringe We forget that a…

    October 17, 2012