My weight was the only thing I was never good at. Even at my most fit, I did track I did cheerleading, I wasn’t a star athlete but I worked out enough and ate like any teenager, infrequently and horribly, yet all I had was super muscular legs, defined lats, arms I always wanted to … More Losing at Losing or Forever Fat
In a mere 7 weeks I leave for Jamaica where I will be for exactly 20 days. Curb your jealous, I know. I know. But I have issued a challenge for myself. In the days between right now and June 8th I want to lose 20lbs. First, a story. So a while back I mentioned talking … More #20byTakeoff
Dear Fat Girls, You are not, nor will you ever be Beyoncè. Stop torturing yourself with the unfair comparisons to her, or any other celebrity who’s body you covet. She is beautiful, but so are you. Stop reading magazine after magazine, book after book, and blog after blog on How to Lose Weight. You know … More A Letter to Fat Girls
It had been a productive day so far, I got my outlines done for class and got quite a bit of reading in. I’d washed dishes, cleaned my room a bit, emailed my notes to my group and even managed to get a nap in. I was feeling…off though, and more than anything I was … More Bad news for mushrooms
What would you be doing if you thought anything was possible? It was the question that Marianne Williamson just tweeted to the masses who follow her. I asked myself. And I thought, rather self righteously, “exactly what I’m doing now.” But it was a lie. I answered again I would be running. That was the … More Truth. Lies. Invictus and taking victories.
It hit me last night that sometimes we are I am afraid to say what I want out loud because once its out I am universally held accountable. Someone will inevitably hear me and remember when whatever I have claimed does not come to pass. Mags once told me that I have the craziest fortune … More 100 fears