Category Archives: Jennifer

Jennifer 1/14/15 Personal Power

Personal Power 1/14/2015 Dear Jennifer, After the hubbub dies down, you are once again a mother. A dream come true. Every wish you’ve wished for the last four years, every sacrifice you’ve made, all to assume this mantle of responsibility. … Continue reading

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Jennifer 12/17/14 – Body Image

Body Image 12/17/14 Dear Jennifer, Stop being a fat woman in your head. Just stop. How many episodes of “My 600-lb Life” do you need to watch before you realize that nearly every single person still feels like a fat … Continue reading

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Jennifer 12/10/14 Ghosts of the Past

Ghosts of the Past 12/10/14 Dear Jennifer, Ghosts assail you from every direction. Ghosts of bad decisions, of limited options. Ghosts of oppression and doubt. Memories bumped up your anxiety in the night…and the day, and the twilight and the … Continue reading

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11/26/14 – Jennifer – Celebrate Today

Celebrate Today 11/26/2014 Dear Jennifer, Today was big. Aside from the fits of crying punctuating your day, you stood strong in the face of a big fear. You are not your mother. Although you have some of the same challenges, … Continue reading

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11/19/2014 Jennifer-Fight

Fight 11/19/2014 Dear Jennifer, Fight. Once upon a time, when you wore scabby knees like a badge, you raised your fists at nearly everyone who dared tell you your place. You fought, you scrapped, you rebelled. You argued, you stood … Continue reading

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Jennifer 11/11/14 – Success

Success 11/12/2014 Dear Jennifer, Remember this heady feeling of success? Of the stars aligning just for you? It’s been a long time, but there it is. You have plenty more work to do, more work than you think is even … Continue reading

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Jennifer 11/4/14 -Optimism!

Optimism! 11/4/2014 Dear Jennifer, Optimism. It’s a quality you claimed to have. You lied. Optimism is the belief that things will turn out OK. You tell people so, and you believe it for them, but you’ve never believed it for … Continue reading

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