Weight changes are a necessary part of life, but that doesn’t mean they’re ever comfortable. We can tie our entire identities to our body size, and when it changes there’s a huge loss of our former selves. So how on Earth do you begin to see yourself right now, regardless of what you looked like yesterday or what you will look like tomorrow?
It’s a simple fact of life that our weight will not remain exactly the same over the course of our lives. Your birth weight of 6 lbs 9 oz (fun fact: that’s my birth weight) just isn’t going to cut it as you grow into your adult height. However, just because our weight changes at certain times during life, it doesn’t mean the changes are easy to deal with.
You can’t put your lowest weight on your resume (CV). It’s kind of silly, but it’s so true! Your lowest adult weight is not an achievement and frankly no one other than you cares about it. That number speaks nothing to your knowledge, skills, or abilities. It says nothing about what kind of person youContinue reading “You Can’t Put Your Lowest Weight On Your Resume”
I found an old letter to myself that ended: “I’m really glad you gave recovery a shot because for all its faults, I like it so much better than being sick. I’m so proud of you and I look forward to seeing what comes next. Because things are changing now, and it’s a bigger changeContinue reading “So Much More Changes Now Than Just the Number on the Scale”