food obsession

Dear 16-year-old Me:

At 16, I was tipping the scales at over 300 pounds. I was almost to the point of accepting that my only direction was to get heavier, and heavier, and heavier. Closer to diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer… increased frequency of teasing, breaking furniture, avoiding rides at the fair and […]

300 pounds

Let me tell you how you might get to be over 300 pounds by the age of 16 (or maybe any age, for that matter): YOU EAT. Food becomes your everything. You replace emotions, friends, situations, funā€¦ everything, with food. I can remember knowing that my friends were hanging out […]