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Sometimes... the world conspires against me. I had big plans to share a great little cookie recipe with you this week. But then, I got careless. And then? Cookie fail. So, instead of happy holiday cookie goodness, we're gonna talk turkey.

We've been trying to branch out a bit with our dinner options lately. In the
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Photo via Dutchnatasja

If your ankles get wobbly just reading the words "ice" and "skating" in the same sentence, if you've ever looked on longingly at the ubiquitous images of figure skaters on TV every fourth winter, if you've been known to punch the gas in bitter resentment as you pass quaint, fuzzy-hatted skaters at
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FGG's Toni reaches for mind-body awareness

The human body is home to both our mind and our muscles, and if you're on the road to a healthier lifestyle, getting the two in touch with, and ultimately in sync with, one another is an important step. We all know that our mind controls our muscles in daily
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Two Women Fencing, by George Eastman House
Iím trying to take up fencing. Iím fit for it, and excited for it, and I have a great place that doesnít even make you buy any gear for the first six lessonsóbut none of their fencing jackets fit me. Iíve shopped a little, but they donít seem
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Mmmm...chai.

I was introduced to chai - a spiced tea most commonly from India - in my early 20s when I worked at a little bookstore and a few regulars would always come in with their hands still wrapped around a travel mug of steamy, fragrant tea. After being nosy and asking them what was in
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Fun with my honey, from Kelle Sparta

I loved the contrast of this-is-a-serious-portrait background and clothing against the absolutely infectious, laugh-out-loud silliness in this photo. The palpable comfort and closeness between Kelle and her man makes me smile.

So what about you? What are you going to show us about how you're really living this
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Did you see the news today? It snowed in south Texas! I don't live in Texas, but I'm jealous that they got the snow for which I've been not-so-patiently waiting. So, in honor of the big snow in the South, I thought today was the perfect occasion to drag out the recipe card for a
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Last week, we covered why meditation is great for us fat girls' minds and bodies. This week, we get down to the nitty gritty and share how to meditate, with a few resources to get you started, with the help of yoga teacher and author Kate Hanley. A contributing editor at [...]
FGG welcomes a new, regular contributor - our very own sex columnist, Peony Benoir. She'll be here each month to feed us a fun, entertaining, thoughtful and ultimately inspiring column on her experiences with sex and dating as a single, fat girl. Enjoy!


When the topic of fat girls comes up, itís often about fetishists or
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The Charm from Salomon Sports
I tried skiing for the first time last year, but gave up because I could barely get the boots I rented buckled, and they were so uncomfortable around my calf, which is about 18" around, that I couldn't stand it. The staff wasn't much help recommending another boot to try
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