A Legal Addiction

Growing up, my life lacked two things, emotional availability and structure. I was the daughter of an alcoholic and an emotional unavailable mother who spent evenings on the phone with her friends talking over ...

Me vs My Body

I can't remember the first time that felt unhappy with the way I looked.  As someone who had glasses from the age of four, braces throughout my pre-teen years, and has always been on the heavier side, there was...

Just A Few More Pounds

"Just a few more pounds, just a few, then I'll love myself, then my body will be beautiful" I repeated over and over in my head while running on an elliptical on an empty stomach. Hating myself for years, I tho...