A Joyful Journey...

Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

Thank you Michelle Obama!

On Feb 5, 2010 I wrote an open letter to our First Lady and shared it via this  blog  post. Essentially, it was a request that she re-examine her messaging in her "Let's Move!" campaign to focus on health rather than weight--an overall "do no harm" approach to wellness. Today...
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