When I started out on this journey way back in January of 2011, I picked a final goal weight of 175. It really was like picking a number out of a hat. Never having been this small before in my adult life (and, let’s face it, the body of an 8th grader can’t be compared… Continue reading why I’m going into maintenance mode
Last week I shared with you the email that Sissy wrote that proved to be the catalyst to start me on this ol’ weight loss journey of mine. Still, it took me a week to bite the bullet, so to speak, and make the decision to do something about the state I had gotten myself into.… Continue reading two years down. a lifetime left to go.
If you’ve never suffered from any kind of food addiction or disordered eating, you have no earthly idea of what it’s like. If you’ve never suffered from weight issues, you have no earthly idea of what it’s like. If you’ve never measured in the morbidly obese category, you have no earthly idea of what it’s… Continue reading zero dark one-twenty-five
In Boticelli’s iconic painting, a nude woman stands in the middle of the sea, elegantly poised on an upturned seashell. Her long red hair flows behind and around her and you can almost taste the saltwater on the breeze. The length of her mane provides function as well as splendor as she attempts some model of… Continue reading the birth of venus
I am guessing that the dyed hair, tattooed, agnostic, vegetarian writing this post probably isn’t the woman you expected me to turn into when you welcomed me into the world thirty-one years ago today (though I will point out I was way ahead of y’all on the liberal social issues. Thanks for at least partly… Continue reading dear mom & dad