Community Outreach

Community Outreach

Working WardrobeYWCA has three unique clothing banks offering free, business-appropriate attire to women experiencing homelessness or displacement who are in need of clothing for interviews or new jobs. 
There is a specific need for large sizes. 

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My struggle with body image - Part 5

My struggle with body image - Part 5

I left off last time telling you about my past decision to lose some weight. I restricted calories, avoided fat, skipped meals, deprived myself of tasty foods, and expected fast results. Never mind that the results were temporary AND unhealthy! Most, if not all, of my weight loss in those days was water and muscle.  

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“Eat Less and Exercise More” Doesn’t Work for Most

“Eat Less and Exercise More” Doesn’t Work for Most

Honestly, I am more than a little annoyed with the standard, low-fat diet recommendations mindlessly tossed around for the last 40 years or so. Such guidance often has been given by well-meaning health care professionals (doctors, nurses, and dietitians). But too little time has been spent thinking about

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