A Joyful Journey...

Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

Nov 4th: The only 2017 public "Be Body Positive" workshop

First, my sincere thanks to those who attended our July 15th event--thanks to YOU it was a resounding success!

Second, our dear friend and Board Member, Connie Sobczak, is offering on Nov 4th a public BE BODY POSITIVE WORKSHOP.

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International No Diet Day tomorrow...

International No Diet Day tomorrow...
Join me in helping to spread the word!   International No Diet Day   (to see the photos go to  Tracing Real Body Models ) For 5 steps toward loving the body you have today, please read Dr. Jennifer Copeland's article, "Step Away From the Scale: Embrace the Bikini Body...
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What bodies really look like


Have spent the last few weeks preparing for a 10-week workplace wellness program that I have the honor of facilitating. I've never used someone else's PowerPoint before, and although encouraged to modify it to fit my style, I really want to maintain the program's integrity and be as true to...
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Finding MY Doctor

  Given the  AMA decision to label obesity  a "disease," I was surprised and thrilled with an experience I had yesterday morning with an MD who is now my new Primary Care Physician (PCP). After my visit with this doctor, I ran in the house so excited that I began...
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