Connection Between Body Weight and Health

This whole smaller body equates better health thing that society perpetuates is interesting to me. As someone who gained 70 pounds, then lost 60 pounds, then gained 10 of those back, I feel like I've gained some perspective on this whole social construct. In the photo I chose for this post, I am at my [...]

Let me Grow to Maturity in Missouri

This morning I sat curled up in the fetal position, in an old wooden chair, in an unfamiliar place, having Thai tea instead of my normal morning coffee/protein shake. In the midst of all this unknown, I was awed by the beauty all around me. I thought for a second, maybe this is what growth [...]

There is no “suddenly” about positive change

Change is bloody hard. Sometimes it feels downright impossible. This is especially true for positive, lasting change. I've been thinking a lot about this since quitting therapy with C. I keep asking myself, "did I bail for the right reasons?" Because I dedicated myself to the therapy process. I told myself I was going to [...]