Weight Loss Resolutions

In yesterday's post, A New Year, A Fresh Start, I wrote about New Year's Resolutions and setting realistic goals. Since I briefly mentioned losing weight and my own recent weight loss goals in that post, I decided to write a little more about this. I know many people have fitness goals at the beginning of …

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Not Just Fat

All my life, there was an awareness that I wasn't as good as other people because of my weight. If I could just lose enough weight, maybe I could trick other people into believing I was as good as them. But I could never quite lose the weight. Sometimes I got close. But not close enough. And so I had to settle...

Stop Hiding, Start Fighting

For years, I've struggled with depression, anxiety, OCD, and eating disorders. Wow. You know? As a writer, that has to be the weakest sentence I've ever written. Let me rephrase that: Since puberty, I've been overwhelmed by feelings of crushing hopelessness, fear and panic. Time and again, as recently as a few months ago, depression …

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