I'm on a mission right now. And part of this mission is doing something I have not let myself do for over a decade: enjoying the food I eat without any guilt afterwards. I come back to My Body & Soul once again. When I started that project, I had gained some "grad school weight" … Continue reading On weight gain.
First of all, Cake & Cows has a brand-spanking new layout! Like the last one, the header of this layout was also illustrated by my amazingly talented older sister, who you should follow on Instagram, if you're on. The occasion is not just because I needed some colour on my blog - or to translate … Continue reading New Layout, Cake & Cows Turns 1, and Questions I Must Answer
Why does difference bother some more than others? Is it a manifestation of their upbringing? Is it because they lacked something necessary when they were young? Some, despite their circumstances, are able to rise above it. Others live their entire lives accepting only one way - their way. How do you change how another views … Continue reading A pseudo-philosopher’s thoughtsy thoughts on Difference
Once "fat" becomes your marker for self-identification, obsession with weight and body image perhaps never leave you. Sometimes, I desperately wish I was more like Alison Sweeney. Alison Sweeney, for those unfamiliar, is the former host of The Biggest Loser and soap-opera actress who (relatively) famously struggled with her weight in her youth. She later … Continue reading The War On Our Bodies