Hi! I’m Jill and I’m glad you’re here.

I write about body image, eating, mental health, physical health, and things like puppies and motherhood.

I am not a doctor, dietician, or mental health professional. Nothing I write is medical or health advice. Please talk with your health care provider (find one you with whom you can speak candidly!) about your health and well-being.

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Remember that you are dust

Today is: Remember that you are dust. Ash Wednesday has perplexed me since I was a kid. I appreciate the solemnity, the congruence of saving a few of the palm fronds from the previous year’s Palm Sunday to burn into ash, and, as a younger person, the knowing nod of the “in group” cred of…


“Did I talk to you while I was waking up? You look familiar.” Danica the post-procedure nurse smiled at me and said “Oh yes! It sounds like you had a great dream about Alice in Wonderland!” “I’m reading the book to my daughter.” I gurgle, still shrugging off the last vapors of anesthesia. “Did you…

No New Me

“There will be no “New Year, New Me” bullshit this year” I mutter to myself as I crunch down on a gluten free mozzarella stick and take a slurp of sparkling wine from the jam jar tumbler in my other hand.  Which is at least half a lie. I may not be starting a diet,…