Category Archives: body image

My lightbulb moment

Last night I had a bit of a pole epiphany.  I’ve been struggling lately to find my way when it comes to pole stuff.  The shoulder injury certainly isn’t helping matters at all, and it looks like it will be something … Continue reading

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Self doubts and perceptions

Self perceptions are a funny thing. Sometimes I wish that I could look in the mirror and see the same thing that everyone else sees.  I wish I could see the beauty that my husband sees, the the funny, confident … Continue reading

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One word for 2012

It’s the first day of 2012, and although I know that I could make New Years Resolutions, I know that I won’t stick to them.  Instead, I am going to follow the lead of a number of people, including Amber … Continue reading

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Pushing the limits and breaking barriers

Tonight was a great night.  My limits, both physically and mentally, were pushed.  When I thought that I couldn’t possibly do something even one more time, someone was there to help me up and give me the kick in the … Continue reading

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Unexpected changes

Sometimes, as I learned today, the changes that we are working towards don’t always looks as we expect them to when we arrive.  I was at the store this afternoon with my husband, and I tried on a new ski … Continue reading

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Sexualizing our kids

Today, when I was perusing my twitter feed, I saw a link to a story about “loungerie” for little girls.  The story had some pictures, and I was so horrified that I don’t even want to link to them.  Needless … Continue reading

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How pole dancing changed my life

About 6 months ago, I bought a discount coupon to go and check out some drop-in fitness classes at a local studio.  At first, I was a bit nervous  – after all, I didn’t know anyone there, and I had … Continue reading

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