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My First Week of Dieting
Having been predisposed to obesity since childhood, I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with food, with constant diets and even the occasional eating disorder. During the pandemic, my boyfriend and I gained collectively the weight of a grown child, or a standard ballerina. No morning sickness, no swollen ankles, no labor, POP! Here you go, your own child (in fat). Not a pretty picture, I know, but it’s the truth. Comfort eating, indulging in too many late-night snacks and glasses of wine, lack of exercise, stress, isolation. They all played a part and after one year and a half, the scale started to silently judge us.
What if Your Partner Doesn’t (Intentionally) Grow Along With You?
Rivers of words have flowed depicting the all-powerful force of love. From the famous Corinthians quote Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. (1 Corinthians 13:4–8) to the great Bard himself - I love you more than words can wield the matter, Dearer than eyesight, space and liberty. (William Shakespear, King Lear — Act 1, scene 1)
Turn The Table On Anxiety By Setting A Daily Appointment With Your Fear
Many of us have reached a point in life when anxiety was running rampant, making your heart beat an uncomfortable staccato rhythm, palms dripping, lungs constricting painfully, with oxygen supply dangerously low.
The Summer of Reckoning
The wild horse beckons, showing me the way through fields of lavender and patches of deep green I walk gloriously barefoot, captive in a gentle sway
Swimming With Dolphins
A long time ago I made a list a bucket list — you probably know of this. In it were gathered a plethora of wonderful things
How My Mother Guided Me To Write My Life's Story
In the beginning In the beginning, I was nothing, the mere possibility of something. In the beginning, I was just a soul in the Great Before, waiting in a space with no time for the universe to find me a match - a mother to birth me into being. That time before time was the primordial soup where the most important ingredients were mixed, the traits that would form my DNA. With an all-knowing hand, everything was put in place, for me to discover when time would start its flow. At last, the connection was found, but not all conditions were met, so I waited for a little longer until finally, it was time to become.
A Gemini Horoscope in May 2000
The Monthly Future Scoop with Ella Star Jones - May 20th, 2000 Good day to you, lovelies! I hope you took my advice to heart and weathered the capricious Taurus in good health and prosperity. As always, you don't need to go further than this column to ensure a smooth transition to the next millennium.
How Scotland Awakens Your Soul
On Scotland Scotland has been a source of inspiration thanks to its beautiful landscapes, vast history, and rich culture. From the enchanting Isle of Skye, to its mesmerizing capital of Edinburgh, and the vastness of its wilderness, the land of Scots has captured the imagination of commoners and kings, minstrels and travelers, young and old. J.K.Rowling once said: