acceptance, body, body image

Body Image: Magnificence not Manipulation

Early this week, I made a batch of New England Clam Chowder that was the best. Exquisite. Every bite melted in my mouth and left a delicious aftertaste. I wasn't going to let dietary restrictions — no gluten and no cow dairy — stop me from making it absolutely extraordinary. I was determined to make… Continue reading Body Image: Magnificence not Manipulation

artist, beauty, body, expectations, self, self image

Persnickety Physical Perfection

For those who want a serious or tame read, skip this post. Sassafras here. Lingering, wallowing, and then drowning in tears, self-loathing, tears, tears, despair, and more tears, all over not looking just "right" or "perfect." Wait a second, that's not quite right. I'm too fat. I have a belly. My chest.... Well, I've heard… Continue reading Persnickety Physical Perfection