Sometimes I feel like this, like everyone is watching me and judging me. Judging me for being fat. Judging my clothes. Judging my makeup. I went out of my way so that people would ignore me. I didn’t want to … Continue reading Reclaiming My Face
As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed this morning I came across this great post by Sunshine’s Journey to 199. Sunshine started her journey at 391lbs. Her goal weight is 199lbs. I enjoy reading about Sunshine’s Journey, but it … Continue reading Fighting Off Diet Culture
Hey All, I have started a diet. I’m going to call it a diet because that is exactly what it is. According to Merriam-Webster.com, the definition of diet is as follows: a regimen of eating and drinking sparingly so as to reduce one’s weight. That is what I am doing. I am eating and drinking sparingly so that I can reduce my weight. I’m not making a lifestyle change. I suspect that once I’ve lost all the weight that I want to lose, I won’t be following this particular plan anymore. Weight loss program is just a word shade for people … Continue reading I’m on a Diet. Yes, a diet.
Hey All, I went to the doctor today and I got several pieces of good news. So for the past three years I thought that I was diabetic. It was hard for me to process at first. I have avoided taking my blood sugar. The medicine they had me on had bad side effects, so I just stopped taking it. My mother has been frantically worried about me because of this condition that she has and that runs rampant on her side of the family. So I went to the doctor to today after I had labs done last week. … Continue reading Good News from the Doctor!!!
Hey All, As I’ve discussed in a previous post, I feel as if I let other people determine how I feel about myself and my body. I hate to bring up my mother again, but I’m going to. My family and the way that they judge people based on their appearances and the way that they are critical of everyone based on their appearance has shaped me and the way I feel about my body. My mother often said when I was a kid, “Fat doesn’t look good on anyone but a pig.” So naturally I grew up thinking that … Continue reading Loving Myself: Part 1