Maegoeswest 6 Year Anniversary

WordPress notified me that on this day six years ago, I started this blog. I dreamed of writing a travel blog, so I decided to finally take the plunge in 2014. It was a time when I was grieving and very depressed, so this blog was the perfect distraction but also a reliable way to …

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Diet Culture Post Chemo and Surgery

Disclaimer: This post discusses my experience with diets and food restrictions. If that's not your thing, please skip this entry. Before I was diagnosed with recurrent ovarian cancer, I explored Intuitive Eating (IE) for the first time. It was the thing that I had been waiting for all my life. That sounds dramatic, but it's …

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The Problem is Not Our Bodies, It’s Our Selfies

Photo by Colm Durham. Find him on Instagram @remainingcolm Did you know that the camera on your phone creates a slight distortion in pictures, specifically that it can enlarge noses up to 30%? According to plastic surgeons across the nation, rhinoplasties have increased by a huge margin. Rhinoplasty patients often continue to be unsatisfied with …

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