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Writer’s Note: Please note that the word “women” in this article is intended to be inclusive of anyone who identifies as a woman, including transgender, gender-fluid, and non-binary individuals. I’m going to write a little story I’m uncomfortable telling. Because all good...
It was another Thursday. And I was getting weighed by a nurse with a saccharine tongue, while simultaneously looking above the number on the scale, hoping I was giving off an “I’m totally cool with my weight” vibe fighting...
Photo by Chelsey Werth I know what kind of day it’s going to be by how eager I am for my first (and second…and third) cup of coffee when I wake up in the morning. These days, I’m becoming more...
I have come to always anticipate an October surprise. Against the backdrop of our most gorgeous season, something significantly challenging just about always comes to a head between the months of October and December. Someone quits their job. My...
This post is brought to you by Ritual.Photos by Nicole Feest at NYLONSADDLE Photography Everyone is talking about practicing self-care these days—taking baths, reading books, practicing meditation, and all the other lovely ways to take care of yourself. It’s hard to...
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Well, the holidays are long gone. For our 2020 celebrations, we managed to find a way to wrap in family traditions (my family made our annual yule log—and mine was a spectacular failure) and create some new ones. Yes,...

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