Posts for body image

A Blank Slate

In Mother Words Blog June 1, 2018

I’ve carried three babies in this body of mine. I’ve shifted and changed shapes three times. Between the three, I’ve…

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Not Pregnant, Fat

In Mother Words Blog May 18, 2018

I’m not pregnant. I’m fat. I remember so clearly the way my mom talked about pregnancy. My sister who died….

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A Thousand Births

General/Column January 23, 2017

Since the birth of my two children I’ve softened in body and mind, and I find it rather pleasant. Muscle…

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At First My Secret

General/Column March 21, 2016

At first, yoga is my secret. I close the door and unroll the blue mat in the dusk of my…

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