It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you…

I wish I could say that I haven't been writing because my anxiety and depression and weight loss woes have abated. Quite the opposite. I'm still super stressed (but at least I'm on meds now) and I'm still weigh myself several times a day. On the bright side, I've lost 43 pounds at this point,… Continue reading It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you…

Through the looking glass

I've always thought people seemed pretty obsessed with mirrors.  There's a mirror in every bathroom in a house, at least one full-length mirror in the bedroom, multiple mirrors in public restrooms...we even use mirrors as decoration in public buildings (the number of times I've looked at the wall next to me only to be confronted… Continue reading Through the looking glass

An assortment of completely logical thoughts

When the scale is being particularly cooperative: "Yes, everything is awesome! I am encouraged, I'm motivated, I can do this! I'm so proud of myself and I can see the finish line; my life is great!" Literally the next day, when the scale stays the same: "Well, I guess this is it. All my hard… Continue reading An assortment of completely logical thoughts


I was always a heavy child.  My mom made sure I knew, throughout my childhood, that my weight was unacceptable.  She'd make snide comments about how much I was eating at meals, but never made any effort to provide healthier options or model more appropriate portion sizes.  She was also quite heavy, so you can… Continue reading Compliments