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Help Me Change My Life: Belly Flat

I went see Catherine Gregory, the Mayan Massage therapist whose hands are featured on my dream board. I had been preoccupied with my belly area. In 2012 I gained a shocking amount of weight. I broke my clavicle and could barely move, in fact,…
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Nearsighted Visionary

So I'm on the way to my grandmother's funeral in January and I realize something startling: I can't read the road signs. Over the summer there had been hints that perhaps I might be losing a little bit of my vision. But, I had convinced myself…
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The Girl Revolution on Holy Hormones Honey Radio Show Today

This evening at 6 pm Mountain The Girl Revolution will be appearing on Holy Hormones Honey radio show on KRFC. Holy Hormones host Leslie Botha is a hormone and menstrual health educator, author and radio show host. She is a leading expert…
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Body Forgiveness

So you know, I'm getting a divorce and my husband and I were living in the same house for four months during this proceeding, because basically he cut me off financially and we had not decided who would keep the house. He also cut me off my…
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The Girl Revolution in New York Times Magazine

Very Public Exposure Ainsley and I were in the New York Times Magazine on Friday. It was risky and scary, though important, because the topic was early puberty. TGR Body, our craptastic-ingredient-free skincare line (many skincare products…
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Jess Weiner & Eating Disorders

Oh the hoopla over Jess Weiner's article in Glamour Magazine, "Did Loving My Body Almost Kill Me?" going to a doctor, finding out that she's 250 pounds, pre-diabetic and her cholesterol sucked and then having the audacity to do something about…
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Sunless Tanners - Safer

One reason I chose to offer sunless tanning products on TGR Body was personal. I laid out, went to tanning beds and never wore sunscreen or sunblock as a child or teen. In my 20's, when I got pregnant, the hormones and my previous sun damage…
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School v. Education

Today I'm taking Ainsley out of school to launch TGR Body at an International Women's Conference in Denver. Tomorrow too. We launched online last month, which is honestly somewhat anti-climatic. You rush and fret and boom - you're live…
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Not-Dreaded Period. Spiritual Gift

  Never say "dreaded period" again! It is not dreaded. At all. It is a lovely gift of heightened women's intuition. It sets us on our Soul Path. It allows one's inner wise woman to speak louder and be heard, because one feels more…
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Dot Girl Period Kit

Kathy Pickus from Dot Girl Products sent Ainsley a Dot Girl First Period Kit in preparation for her eventual period. This was not our first discussion about menstruation, but it was the discussion with the visual aids to illustrate the…
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A Business Coach's View-The Business of Parenting

One of the things I love most about having a daughter is passing on what I know. This is a wide range. I pass on sewing and cooking skills that I learned from my mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. I pass on housekeeping and cleaning…
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Labels Matter - TGR Body

One of the motivating factors for my new skin care line, TGR Body, is my frustration with traditional marketing and labeling on skin care products for women and girls. I use skin care products, but many of them are not products I would want…