A Tale of Two Offenses: Marie Claire’s Fat Hatred + Pathetic Attempts for Publicity

October 28, 2010
Dear Maura Kelly, You've broken my heart It seems as though, no matter how hard I work - NOT to carve myself up or diet myself down - but instead to love myself exactly how I am, embracing my flaws, and sweetly reminding myself of all that I have to offer, someone comes along who has the potential to pull the rug out from under all of my perceived succeses and leave me anxiety ridden and plagued by self-doubt I hate that your article has done ... keep reading

Beautiful You: An Interview with Rosie Molinary

October 26, 2010
Happy Tuesday Marzipanlings, I have something REALLY exciting for you today Rosie Molinary, author of the brand spankin' new and FABULOUS body positive book Beautiful You : A Daily Guide to Radical Self Acceptance has graciously taken the time to answer all of the questions that I sent her way I am extremely proud and excited to welcome her to Medicinal Marzipan What inspired you to write this book After I wrote Hijas Americanas, which was about ... keep reading

AAAAAAND the votes are in.

October 25, 2010
Thank you all from the very bottom of my heart for participating in the Tempur-Pedic Dear John challenge You came, you composed unbelievably creative responses, and you voted in DROVES Seriously, we had our work cut out for us x a million counting up all of those votes They were counted up several times, both by myself and an impartial third party In the end, the winner of the bed is ... keep reading

My Princess Boy

October 21, 2010
There are very few words for how much I loved this interview I wanted to share it with you here, as it represents so much of my own worldview, and in light of recent events it becomes only more and more important that we support children in feeling safe and allowing them to feel love when expresing their authentic selves What do you ... keep reading

Tempur-Pedic Semi-finalists Revealed!

October 20, 2010
All I have to say is - WOW You guys really blew me away with all of your amazing creativity! We had an extremely difficult time narrowing it down! And now the fun begins: In the comment section below, the voting begins Please leave ONE vote for your letter of choice (either by name or number) - judging on merits of creativity, need, and pure amazingnes-of-letter Feel free to force all of your friends to run on over here and vote for you, that ... keep reading