Guest post on Looking in the Mirror: Pregnancy and Body Image

Hi there, LITM readers. My name (okay, my online alter-ego, emphasis on the "ego" *wink*) is Jenarcissist....more

The Pledge Not to Obsess

The flavor of the week is the shape of my body.  It's like a favorite song played repeatedly until the grooves blur into one another, until the words, I can recite like the Pledge of Allegiance.    I pledge … Not to obsess about the real estate allocation around my body,  Not to turn sideways when I walk past the floor length mirror in route to the closet,  Not to hold my breath ...more

Oh Banana's

Do you like banana's?  I am not fond of the things but occasionally I can choke one down, like this morning.  Fruit in general, I really have a hard time getting into my diet.  It is a daily struggle on that front.  I ...more

i am not a fan of fruits either but i try to make it to salads or find recipes where i can ...more

Baby Weight

http://projectsupermom.blogspot.com/2011/03/baby-weight.html All of a sudden, I very much feel pregnant...and, judging by t...more

A Mother Always Knows...Mamma Mia!

I went to visit my mother the other day, she’s a spry woman but unfortunately bronchitis took her out, so being the dutiful daughter that I am I paid her a visit....more

Mamma Mia!

I went to visit my mother the other day, she’s a spry woman but unfortunately bronchitis took her out, so being the dutiful daughter that I am I paid her a visit....more

You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks, But You Can Buy Her New Snow Pants

We broke with tradition this holiday season and spent the week in Utah with family and friends.  It was a little unsettling leaving a week earlier than I had planned.  I didn't get neighbor gifts delivered, or presents wrapped.  We didn't have Christmas Eve clam chowder or decorate gingerbread houses.  It was all out of whack.    ...more

Dr. Deah's Tasty Morsels

THE OTHER WOMAN...more

Getting over the recovery hump

Most of the other employees are in the break room right now enjoying cake, cookies and punch.  Not me.  I’m at my desk eating edamame because I can’t handle life.  They are laughing and having a good time.  I can’t have a good time when I see a cake that I’d like to wolf down in one huge bite.  But I wouldn’t want to do it there.  Not where any...more