Joni Edelman

Joni Edelman

Bio

Joni Edelman is a 40 year-old mother of five (ages 3 to19!), wife, RN, and freelance writer. Also notable, had a baby in her kitchen. Favorite activities include: gardening, hoarding yarn, cake (baking and eating). Less favorite activities include: laundry, laundry, laundry. Joni has appeared on The Today Show, Inside Edition, The Rachael Ray Show, Weekend Sunrise Australia, Canada AM, and Sirius Radio. In print you can find Joni's story in The Daily Mail, The Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Yahoo, and a host of others, but you're probably bored of all this nonsense by now. Completely understandable. Joni aspires to inspire. You can check out her personal website here.

Joni Edelman Articles

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6 Ways Travel Changes When You Don't Take The Kids

My husband and I recently traveled together without our kids for the first time . . . in a while. And it was a brand-new ball game.

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Eating Too Many Oreos? How About Some Shock Therapy Instead!

This is an article about a real product that exists, that was designed to deliver an electric shock, to YOUR BODY, to stop you from eati

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Why I'm Happy With My Size-16 Bikini Body

I said (on TV, to Rachael Ray, so there are a few million witnesses): If you want a bikini body, put a bikini on your body.

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Intoxicated Interviews With Sam & Joni

Intoxicated Interviews With Sam & Joni: Inaugural Edition

Sam: The first time you mentioned that you have five kids I was like WHAT THE ACTUAL. FIVE HUMANS. FIVE HUMANS CAME OUT OF YOU. Like, not at the same time, but they came out and like, that sounds painful and scary WHY DID YOU DO THAT??

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Ask Momma Bare: Is PMS To Blame For Emotional Eating?

At certain points in the month I definitely feel worse about my body. I'm much less confident and more prone to eating the wrong things, and not doing physical exercise.

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On Being "Crazy": A Day In My Life With Bipolar Disorder

Psychiatric illness is still stigmatized. And that’s hard when you have a psychiatric illness.

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Sleep. Everybody wants it. Nobody gets enough of it.

Sleep For Your Dosha Type

Sleep is everything! It's so much more than just feeling like you can function well. You know that but do you know how to sleep for your dosha type?

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On Internalized Misogyny And Female Grooming

Can we just take a pause to consider all of the total fucking bullshit to which we subject ourselves?

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How Do I Learn To Love My Body After Losing Weight?

When it comes to your physique, your mind can actually work against you.

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Ask Momma Bare: How To Deal With A Non-Pregnant Pregnant Belly

You can work your butt off and still be left with a tummy. Bummer.

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