I don’t know how many of you are indie-rock music lovers or if by chance you have this song on your iPod, but “Can’t Go Back Now” by The Weepies has been resonating with me lately. Here’s a sample of the lyrics, and parts that have really hit me: “Yesterday, when you were young, … More Can’t Go Back Now
Life is all about change. We can either resist it or we can flow with it. Change also shows you who your true friends are. That’s a hard lesson I’ve unfortunately had to learn over and over again with my new lifestyle. This last week, I had to sever a friendship that lasted 8 solid … More True Colors
I’m now about 3 chapters into a new book called, “Food: The Good Girl’s Drug” by Sunny Sea Gold (I know, don’t some people’s names make you smile?). She delves into her past addiction to binge and secretive eating that started when she was in her teenage years and her parents were going through a … More Current and Former Closet-Eaters Unite!
The beauty of college (at least when you can start focusing on your major) is that you’re constantly surrounded by those of like mind and interests. Tomorrow begins another new semester for me: 15 credit hours of courses focused on kinesiology, exercise physiology, nutrition for sports and exercise, and designing training programs. It’s not … More Of the Same Herd
Something that I’ve noticed as my waist has gotten smaller and smaller, is a larger and larger disconnect with my family. Since I’ve been the lone ranger, taking on this healthy lifestyle all by myself, there’s almost an elephant in the room. Crazy how food can either make or break relationships. Growing up, we could … More The Disconnect
I absolutely hate it when naturally-thin celebrities or “blessed-with-good-genes” average jane lies about the struggle it is everyday to maintain a thin body and not dive headfirst into a vat of chocolate ice cream. I’m not ashamed to say that I worked my ass off to lose 6 dress sizes. Literally. There were (and … More Screw You, In-Denile Crocodile
I need therapy. I’ve known this for a while, but I’m just coming to terms with it now. I need to be able to talk to a professional counselor about what’s going on inside me, negative events from my past, and help me get to the root of my “fat girl.” Although my external appearance … More And here it goes…