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Category Archives: Eating Disorder
One of my weekly addictions now, pun intended, is Extreme Makeover: Weight Edition. It’s exactly what it sounds like: A person is ideally supposed to go from morbidly obese to, well, much less. The most “extreme” episode I’ve seen spent the year with a man named James who began at 651 pounds and lost 313 pounds [...]
It’s been a long week and you’re probably wondering how it went, given my dreaded Month of Suck admission last week. I’ve spent this past week slowly recalibrating myself, lowering my expectations, ditching my guilt, and focusing on the individual steps to take rather than being overwhelmed by the bigness of my journey… And it’s been [...]
If you enjoy this, or any of my posts, please hit the “like” button at the bottom, because sharing it on Facebook helps me get readers, which is kind of the point. Thank you for your support! October was My Month of Suck. Things went badly at the end — personally, financially, physically, spiritually. Times like [...]
Thanks to Catherine Winters, you can now “Like” my blog posts & share on Facebook — which, if you like me, is a nice way of giving me somethin’ somethin’ for my work ’round these parts. Look the “like” button at the bottom of each post, where you can also “share” through many other services. [...]
One of my favourite movies is the little-known David Mamet skewering of Hollywood, the filmmaking parody called State and Main. In it, supposed screenwriter Phillip Seymour Hoffman laments being kicked off his first movie. The bookstore owner, played by Rebecca Pidgeon, says to him, “Well… Everybody has reversals. If you were never down, how would you know when you [...]
Ed. Note: I often forget many of you are new here — so, a nutshell: From Jan ’08 till May of ’09, I lost 70 pounds. The hard way. Myself — no trainers, diet organizations, nothing. Hard work, honesty, and self-awareness. I burned out after 8 months with a killer back injury. So, I took [...]