Pillars of Self-Care

Walking is the foundation of my self-care routine and today is a rare day I'm not doing much of it. After a long streak of 60-70 degree weather, winter finally arrived in Washington, D.C. and the sidewalks are alternately covered with heavy wet snow or black ice. At the time I'd normally be heading out… Continue reading Pillars of Self-Care

What’s wrong with being confident?

My biggest battle with lipedema has been self-confidence. You see, I grew up with the narrative that my size and my worth had an inverse relationship. An increase in one required a decrease in the other. Because my body - let's be honest, my legs - took up extra space I believed I had to… Continue reading What’s wrong with being confident?