BlogHer Network Member News: Natalie Wright on The Nate Berkus Show + More

Natalie Wright from Natalme was featured on a House Proud segment of The Nate Berkus Show. Nate loved her DIY camera display case (made from an old mail sorter). Watch the clip here. ...more
@BlogHer I didn't even realize the Nate Berkus show was still on.more

This blog is yours. Tell us your story.

This blog is a community blog. Obviously I have a lot to say about why I stopped chasing skinny but the heart of this blog is your story.  These stories:...more

Happiness. Found. by Ashley: Growing Up Skinny

This is the latest post in the community blog Stop Chasing Skinny.  You can tell your own story of finding happiness beyond the scale --check out submission information here.--JL, Editor, Stop Chasing Skinny***Growing up Skinny by Ashley Flitter...more

Beautiful YOU

Yesterday I flew from New York to San Diego for the BlogHer 2011 Conference.  On the flight I started reading Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance by Rosie Molinary....more

Happiness. Found. (But Still A Work In Progress) by Susan

Happiness Found But Still A Work In Progress by SusanWhen I read about the solicitation of stories regarding ‘not chasing skinny,’ it got me thinking about my past dieting and exercising. When I cruised your blog and hit the phrase about feeling comfortable in your own skin, that really set me down the path of self-evaluation when it comes to how I feel about my body in general. Bottom line, I still have issues, but they have nothing to do with the scale....more

Candle 79 (again!) and a Weekly Round-Up

Lucky me! I had dinner last night with a very special friend — more on that another time!  For now, how about some food porn from our meal at Candle 79?All vegan, all the time, baby!Here’s what happened on the blog this week:...more

If you stop chasing skinny, are you giving up?

When I started this community blog I launched a Facebook page and Twitter account.  My twitter handle for this blog is @NotASkinnyVegan, chosen because I often begin some comments on vegan food blogs, when the topic is perpetuating the myth that all vegans are pale, frail, skinny waifs, by saying “I’m not a skinny vegan.”  I share this because I’ve been getting some interesting comments on Twitter — people misun...more

Happiness. Found. by Rachel W: I Threw Out My Scale

I Threw Out My Scale by Rachel W. (Not a Crazy Vegan)...more

From Skinny to Fit

I was supposed to compete in a triathlon yesterday. Instead of getting up at 3:30 a.m. to compete in a 2 hour race, however, I was up at 5:00 a.m. for a 50 minute bike ride....more

This Week: vacation, lots of blogging and, oh, I launched a second blog (woot!)

What a week on Lake Waramaug……but vacation didn’t keep me from blogging!...more