Book excerpt on Pantheon.com through Life Force Arts Center. This shares information about the inspiration and backstory to “Earth Mama’s Spiritual Guide to Weight Loss.” This is an intro to the workshop derived from the book, which occurs this Saturday at Life Force Arts Center, in Chicago.
Stephanie Rose Bird
Note: [Join Stephanie Rose Bird on June 3, 2017 for her workshop Cerridwen’s Pig at Life Force Arts Center.] I am what many people would call an Earth Mama. As an avid butterfly and wildflower gardener, herbalist, natural product designer, landscape painter, botanical arts instructor, companion to four animals, wife and mother of four children, I amply fit the profile.
Bringing my children into the world, nursing them and watching them grow are the pride and joy of my life. The problem is, I have been growing and expanding exponentially with each child, averaging a 60-pound weight gain per child. As a young woman, I found it relatively painless to lose the 180 pounds gained with the first three children, but my late in life baby was an altogether different story.
If you thought it was impossible for any woman to wear a few more hats, think…
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