Why I Would Never Take Weight Loss Advice From A Skinny Person

  “The only source of knowledge is experience.” –Albert Einstein   Would you trust your unemployed cousin to give you business advice? What about your childless neighbor telling you how to raise your children? So why would it make sense … Continue reading

Why I Can’t Accept the 300-Pound Body I Once Lived In

  In this ever-expanding era of body-acceptance we currently live in, I still choose my healthy body over the 300-pound body I was once miserable in. I can’t accept the plus-size body I was living in because it was a … Continue reading

What I Learned From Weighing 300 Pounds

As someone who spent the first 25 years of her life as a plus-sized individual, I can tell you firsthand how often plus-sized people are scrutinized and frowned upon by the general public and media. Most of the judgments and … Continue reading

25 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Losing 125 Pounds

It’s been my experience over the last five years that you don’t just lose 125 pounds without discovering some seriously deep stuff about yourself. Here are 25 life lessons I’ve taken away from my own health journey: 1. My past does not … Continue reading

5 Ways People Treated Me Differently After Losing More Than 100 Pounds

  I was overweight or obese most of my life. I only vaguely remember being normal size before the age of 6. Everything I really knew about myself was centered on my size. Here are a few perceptions and observations … Continue reading