is society obsessed with body size?

Welcome to Monday, and February! I hope everyone finds themselves well on this freezing cold day here in Florida. I am seriously starting to think I really don’t live in Florida. So, what do you think, is society obsessed with body size? I say absolutely and if you watch the video below you will see […]

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Portion Distortion: Cheese

Who doesn’t love cheese? OK, I don’t really love cheese, but I do like it in small amounts on occasion. The problem with cheese, well there are three, is that it is a very calorie dense food usually high in sodium and fats. The other issue with cheese is that it is often over eaten […]

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Mindful Monday: Mindfully Eat All That Easter Candy

Happy Monday!  I hope everyone had a blessed Easter, especially with all this social distancing.  I had to work at my nursing job, and of course, they gifted us all candy.  Plus, I bought some peanut butter eggs for my family to share.  Chocolate is high in phosphorus and potassium, not to mention fat.  It […]

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Mindful Monday: I Am?

I stated last week that I had started a new Mindfulness course.  I had taken another one, but it was not quite what I was looking for.  I really like this new one.  One of the exercises I learned this week is called, I Am? So, what am I?  I am a woman, mother, wife, […]

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My Top 10 Reasons to Exercise

After having my second child, exercise became almost non-existent.  Though I felt we were active as a family, and homeschoolers, my physical activity was few and far between.  After being diagnosed with CKD I knew a total lifestyle change was warranted.  Exercise always seemed like a chore, something I had to do, especially in the […]

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Menu Plan Monday

If you are following along with my #walkingchallenge be sure and visit my Health Buddy Melissa Facebook page to add your stats too.  Friday I posted about a new dish we were having and it was a huge hit at our house.  Read the post to learn which one it was and to get the […]

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You Can’t Fix Your Outside Until You Fix Your Inside

Updated 4/21/2021 I forget now who said that quote, but it certainly has a lot of meaning.  I am sure it can be used in reference to any number of issues, but for this post, it will be used in reference to body weight and size. What do I mean by that statement?  It could […]

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Moving Beyond Body Size Monday: Am I Ugly?

That is a completely rhetorical question and I am way beyond the age of caring what people think.  But, the question is a two-fold topic.  One, and most importantly, 10,000 people a month ask that question each month either by a search engine or posting to social media.  The video below is a TED talk […]

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Moving Beyond Body Size Monday

This is my first post in a new series slated to help men and women move beyond body size to live a happier more fulfilled life, loving and accepting their body as it is. I will explore these topics: Can you be fat and healthy? Can you be fat and fit? What is BMI? What […]

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