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but being fat is easier

But Being Fat is Easier

I have always been a skinny person.  Growing up, I was never more than 115 lbs. Everyone, including my mother, always brought my weight to my attention, asking if I ate, or worked out a lot. I played sports growing up; swimming, soccer, horseback riding. Oh, and yes, I ate…loads! I just always had a […]

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Embracing the Journey After Lost Innocence

Embracing the Journey After Lost Innocence

Today I took a pregnancy test. And it came back with a bright blue plus sign. A more naive version of me would be rejoicing right now, especially after all the struggle and strife the last year has brought. But I just can’t bring myself there. In my pregnancy loss support group, our facilitator warned […]

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When Life Hits; How These Experiences Have Changed Me

When Life Hits; How These Experiences Have Changed Me

In my early twenties, people would continually ask me “how are you always so positive?” I would frequently hear comments like “you’re always so happy and energetic…I want whatever medicine you’re on!” During the years that I was constantly identified as a bubbly, positive, optimistic, “energizer bunny” individual, I remember a co-worker saying to me […]

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