So yesterday was Pay It Forward Day .  I think the overweight/obesity epidemic is something that requires a societal change, and most of al...

Yes, I just said that. I'm just going to put it on the record that I think all people (no matter your body issues) should have naked t...

Am I hungry and it's 6:30 or am I hungry because it's 6:30?

Portion size , portion size, portion size . Like dress sizes, portion sizes have also gotten bigger over the years.  No big mystery there...

There are almost no pictures of me from when I was 15-17.  This was when I was my heaviest (around 240).  I wish I had better medical record...

First a disclaimer:  I generally do not like any weirdly colloidal substance on my sandwich.  I'm firmly rooted in the Mustard-or-Bust c...

Every year, as the days get longer, I get this giddy feeling.  I know it's coming. SOFTBALL SEASON!!!! I've been playing softba...

If you've been on a plane before, you've heard the in-flight safety speech .  Exits here and here, don't panic, stay buckled, se...

The most important meal of the day, right? Well I believe every meal is important, but it's also important to start off on the right f...

I don't know about y'all, but I can get bored eating the same things over and over again. What I've realized is that if I play a...

.... makes the "or" mean more than it did before..... (From Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods ) I was chatting with a dear f...

A few weeks ago, I erased my huge dry erase board in my entry way (that is coincidentally next to the kitchen) and I wrote out my goals.  I...

... is more than just the space around us, but also the people around us .  Are we surrounded by people that will help us move towards our g...

my boss just ordered 2 GoWear Fits (one for him, one for his wife) and 2 other people asked me about mine today (summer = short sleeve shir...

Most people who are fat/overweight/obese (and even some people who aren't, like those with body dysmorphic disorders) hate looking at hi...

For almost every species social learning completes the knowledge instinct does not.  We learn from our parents, our family and friends, our ...

I'm particularly offended by people who think that I choose to be fat. I'm also offended by people who say "well maybe if you ...

Obesity and emotions are intricately tied together. This morning, I had an important realization:  I will never be able to let go of all t...

Nelson Mandela : "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate; our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our ...

Link:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jan-shepherd/the-skinny-on-fear-fat_b_45508.html by Jan Shepherd What are you afraid of? Chances a...

I think everyone has a bad day.  We all slip up. These mistakes don't define us, but rather, it is how we pick ourselves up. That bei...