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Skinny Isn't the New Black

As we head into National Eating Disorders Awareness week (Feb 26th – Mar 4th), let’s take a minute or two to be real about eating disorders.  565 more words


To Begin the Week

176.1. Yay, I was blessed with weight loss this week. My eating was bad enough on Sunday (2/26) that I expected a mega gain. Instead, a loss. 525 more words

Weight Loss

On dieting-- and why you're doing it wrong

Nearly every fitness YouTuber, health blogger, or Instagram model you can imagine follows a flexible dieting or “If It Fits Your Macros” (IIFYM) approach to dieting. 711 more words


What I Learned From My Year Of *Thinking* About Becoming Vegan

When I first had this idea, my stomach turned over at just the thought of going vegan. Even the night before I started considering going vegan, I wanted to back out, but my editor had already accepted the pitch. 410 more words

On having a dowry

‘Violet. Do you have any idea how much money you spend on breakfast every year?’

‘A small fortune,’ I replied, as I bit into my toast. 256 more words

South Africa

Diet Review - Week 8

The past week has been ok, but not exceptionally great. While I did not loose anything, I also didn’t gain but it frustrates me tremendously knowing that I have essentially “wasted” the entire month of February on eating and not putting too much effort into my diet and weight loss. 187 more words


Being plus size

People always shame plus size people when they don’t realize, we shame ourselves enough for the both of us. I’ve never been thin my entire life and I know I never will be, but I have had “thinner” moments. 344 more words