In Praise of Wild Women

Knowing I'm a feminist, you may be surprised to learn that I'm conflicted about Women's History Month. I'm grateful that we have dedicated a time to focus on celebrating women's accomplishments, but are 31 days enough to feature the success stories of 50% of our population? While we should continue to highlight the stories of remarkable women like the Notorious RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg) or Amelia Earhart, aren't we forgetting the women who challenge the system in their own small ways? It's easy to look at Oprah or Sheryl Sandberg and not see how we could ever live up to their examples. This caused me to think back on the women that had the most influence on who I am today. It wasn't a celebr

Guest Blog: Destination Healed

Kayla wrote this blog in response to questions asked by local girls who participated in She Started It 2019. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, help is available through the National Eating Disorders Association Helpline at 1-800-931-2237 or any of the resources listed here. The lonely girl sits and stares at the bathroom scale. The same girl who once was not lonely, who once was not afraid of food or failure, was now afraid of all foods, felt tired, moody, and depressed. For the sixth time after waking up, (and it's only 8:00 AM), she gets on and off the white box with flashing red digits. It keeps showing her numbers she didn't like. How could she possibly ga

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