Monday, December 31, 2012


The scale's beginning to work it's evil magic again -- i've gained 5 pounds and it's making me grumpy. My guy friend says, "throw it out. stop weighing yourself. if you didn't know, you wouldn't be miserable".

Spoken by someone who's weighed the same thing since high school, and he's 53.

But he's right. All these years later, and those damn digits can still bum me out.

Okay, here I go. It's going in the trash. I can barely believe how difficult that feels.

How will i do? Stay tuned.

This blog will help to keep me "honest"

Friday, December 7, 2012

Fat and Fit?

My weight has fluctuated 100 or so pounds through out my life. At my top weight, i was perfectly healthy. When i was anorexic, i could barely stand without fainting, i didn't get my period for years, lost a lot of bone density, was mean and an insomniac....When i was bulimic for years and years and a very average weight, i could not have been sicker or done more damage to my body. I deal with the aftermath every day.

Someone asked on facebook - Can someone be fat and healthy? My answer - i was