I do not want to judge anyone's choices for how they choose to use their own body, but when those choices are having a negative impact on their health and on their children, that seems to be the line where I'm willing to say that something is wrong.
Our bodies are the homes of our souls. As long as they play house to our souls and allow us to exist in happy, healthy, harmonious ways they are utterly perfect. Vanity is but a whisper in the breeze and it is one that we should allow to bypass us.
Ruth Jones is the latest celebrity weight loss sensation. She joins Dawn French, Nigella Lawson and Pauline Quirk in the list of big girls who have very publicly gone from being 'happy in their skin' to drastically dropping the pounds, appearing in glamorous gowns showing off their new look.
If you are not familiar with Ayurveda, the elements and doshas here is a very quick introduction: Ayurveda - and Yoga - believes everything is made out of five elements: Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth.
I'd like to point out to my mum, future employers or yoga students that I haven't ever smoked crack. However, I understand it's the most addictive drug on the planet. While everyone bleats on about yoga being good for you, I'd like to admit I struggle to keep my yoga habit under control.