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Ragen Chastain Featured Speaker at Abundia 2013 “Finding Joy in Your Body” Ragen Chastain is the featured speaker at Abundia 2013 and will present numerous workshops over the course of the weekend, November 1-3. About Ragen: Ragen Chastain is a trained researcher and three-time National Champion dancer who writes and speaks about self-esteem, body image, [...]
The countdown has begun! The 2013 Abundia Retreat is coming soon – November 1-3, 2013!!
A big shout out to friend of Abundia, VoluptuArt! We are SO excited to include some of their gorgeous, fat positive pieces in our Silent Auction. Come ready to bid. And a million thanks, VoluptuArt! Go like them on Facebook and visit them at www.voluptuart.com today!
WE NEED YOUR HELP! We need volunteers for music, singing, drumming, dance party, karaoke or any kind of help with fun activities at the retreat. Please respond in a comment here or send a message to email@example.com. Thank you!!
We all know that sometime life intervenes into our carefully made plans. Should you have an issue and need to cancel your paid registration to Abundia, the following refund policies are in place: Cancel by October 1, 2012: 50% registration fee refunded Cancel after October 1 2012: no refund available Call Illinois Beach Resort directly to [...]
Because many of us have experienced the life-changing power of the Abundia weekend, we want to expand our community to include as many women as possible. As all Abundia alumni will tell you, it takes a great deal of courage to commit to the weekend and overcome fear and shame about what you might find [...]
Looking for a roommate for the retreat? It’s a great way to keep costs down and make a new connection! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like a roomie and I’ll hook you up.
Friends: Abundia needs YOU! As we plan the November retreat (which will be here before we know it!), we need volunteers to pitch in on our Retreat Committees. Do you have talents or skills in planning, collaboration, creativity, or just plain being awesome? Please help out! We need help on the following committees: Empowerment: helping [...]
I try to look at my body, with all its melty, jiggling strangeness and remember that it is a product of years of abusing myself through calorie restriction, binges and purges, and yo-yo dieting. It’s been through so much; it doesn’t deserve my hatred as well. Emily McCombs at xoJane (via fatandtheivy)
fatpeopleart: [Image: A painting of a fat, light skinned woman with short, sandy colored hair sitting on the edge of a bed in profile. She’s wearing dark lingerie with tiny while polka dots, and there is a pile of colorful clothing on the bed behind her.] “Absent Bodies” by Angela Pabón The actual postmodern society [...]