I Like Your Waist in Particular | Music Monday

What puts a smile on your face and makes you feel at home?  Maybe it’s a familiar meal, scent, or piece of clothing.  For me, in 2017, it was a song.  I had recently moved to Boston for graduate school, straight off six years in West Africa and I was miserable.  The people were cold,… Continue reading I Like Your Waist in Particular | Music Monday

Someday | Music Monday

Today we wrap up January, Sturdy readers.  How did it go for you?  I’ll be honest.  I haven’t written about it here, but it’s been a hard month for me.  Winter is never my season.  The cold.  The darkness.  None of it charges my batteries.  It’s no wonder, then, that over the past week I… Continue reading Someday | Music Monday

Ain’t Got Far to Go | Music Monday

Path at sunseet with rainbow and motivation text to keep going

Small steps add up, Sturdy Women.  This week I’ve been reflecting on life and how a couple years ago--even a couple months ago--I couldn’t have imagined where I am now.  A year ago, I was feeling discouraged with keto and thinking about giving up.  A year before that, I didn’t even know the word lipedema. … Continue reading Ain’t Got Far to Go | Music Monday

Mirror | Music Monday

It was another snowy weekend in Washington, D.C. and I’m wishing I could hide my head in the blankets and spend Monday morning in bed with my cat.  In fact, many in the United States will have that option, given that it’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Even though my clients aren’t working, I still… Continue reading Mirror | Music Monday

Keep On | Music Monday

We did it, Sturdy Women! One week of 2022 is down. What are you doing with the next 51? Maybe you made resolutions, goals, and plans. (Did you take my advice to first celebrate 2021?) Are they going strong or already falling off track? Don't worry, gorgeous, only 8% of New Year's resolutions are successful.… Continue reading Keep On | Music Monday