Three years ago I weighed just shy of 250 pounds. I wore size 18 pants, XL or XXL shirts, and had curves for days. Society would not… Read more “My Battle With Body Image”
14 years ago I started on a health and wellness journey that I am just now really coming to understand and embrace. I had open gastric bypass… Read more “Body Image and Me”
I’ve lost a lot of weight recently. It’s not all that new or different as I’ve yoyo-ed a lot over the past 20 years or so, but… Read more “I Am More Than My Weightloss”
…a funny thing happens as you get older (besides hangovers becoming more painful): you start to prioritize things differently.
My once tight, tiny body now has stretch marks and loose skin that covers my stomach and hangs where the umbilical hernia once poked through. And, since I am not only a mother— I am also a wife and a woman—naturally, I want to look attractive and sexy on this vacation.
I am fat. I stand at 5’6 (and ½ )” and weigh anywhere between 230 and 240 pounds. If you want to get technical, and refer to… Read more “A Day in the Life of a Fat Person”
I went out last weekend. My ALONE weekend without my boys. When I left the house, I wasn’t feeling particularly social, but I thought it would be… Read more “Sometimes I Pretend.”
Hi, my name is Wilder. Do I have a sign on my head that gives you permission to talk about my body? I do not know you,… Read more “Dear Rude Complementary Lady”