Teen told she violated her high school’s dress code because she is ‘busty’ — seeking legal action.

Teen told she violated her high school's dress code because she is 'busty' — seeking legal action.

  Student Kelsey Anderson was reportedly asked to leave class after her teacher accused her of breaking the school’s dress code.   The 17-year-old was wearing a long-sleeve shirt and jeans at the time, and was reportedly told she was “busty” and “plus size.”   The teen’s mom, Melissa Barber, alleged that school officials defended the teacher…

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I’m one of millions of women in menopause!

Statue called Menopause.

  Women in menopause… Yup! We’re a fun group!   …or at least we used to be! I have been well into menopause a few years now. My husband and children learned to be very adept at surfing the waves of my moodiness, depression, anxiety and stress. It doesn’t help that my mental symptoms are highly exacerbated by my…

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Is it time to put your heart into being healthier?

Is it time to put your heart into being healthier

  For many of us, our health is something we take for granted, and we don’t really think about what we could have done differently until it’s too late.   It’s not possible to prevent every illness, but many cases of heart disease are linked to lifestyle factors. If your health isn’t top of your…

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Body image: Why is it so difficult to listen to those we love?

Body image: Why is it so difficult to listen to those we love?

  I am fat.   I have fought my weight my entire life and I must admit that, looking back at it now, my body image has definitely tormented me and been shaped by the media – all forms of media. At 57, my age has spanned the decades of the growth of media from radio to…

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Getting your body back into competitive shape.

Getting your body back into competitive shape.

Days and weeks of intense physical activity can take their toll on your body.   No matter how much you stretch and warm up, you still put strain your muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons. After so many weeks and months of exercise like jumping, running, and flipping, your body may reach a breaking point.   Getting…

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Can’t deny that sweet tooth? Here are 5 satisfyingly decadent diet desserts.

Here are 5 satisfyingly decadent diet desserts.

Isn’t it funny how just a few days into a new diet you start craving sweets and desserts that before the diet you had not craved for years?   In fact, there is no mystery about the fact that the body starts craving precisely because you are forcing it to consume from its own reserves,…

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Feel the blessed relief: Beat back pain.

Back pain

  There are few things worse than back pain for causing you untold agony and distress, but if you’re struggling with the condition, you shouldn’t despair.   There are numerous things you can do ease the pain and improve your condition.   Check out these tried and tested ways to beat back pain and get…

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How to turn everyday chores into a workout.

How to turn everyday chores into a workout.

  Exercise is extremely important, but many times, there is no way to incorporate it into your daily routine.   With so much going on each day, finding the time to exercise can be difficult. Therefore, for many people, finding time to exercise takes a little creativity.   One way is to turn everyday chores…

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