• Body Image

    A Different Kind of Thanksgiving

    I love Thanksgiving. In East Texas, it means the cooler weather is finally here. It means Christmas is coming. It means family. It means pumpkin things (yeah, I’m a pumpkin spice kind of gal). It means a fire. It means fall candles. It means boots and scarves. It means scarves, yall. It means holiday music. It means reflection on the past year. And it means delicious food. I love almost everything about Thanksgiving. What do I not like about Thanksgiving? Food fear and diet talk and the subsequent shame. As if we don’t get enough of diet culture telling us we’re terrible for enjoying food, Thanksgiving brings on a new…