Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Nothing in my life could have prepared me for what has happened in these past several months. So far, thanks to good people and coincidences, I’ve managed to get by. On heavy days, I’m reminded that many people don’t have that luxury. Sometimes I wish I could give myself some sort of heads-up of what was to come this year.

Fat and anorexic: Everyone praised me for my weight loss but I was sicker than I’d ever been

This dangerous disorder can hurt anyone, regardless of weight, class, race or gender

Martial arts made me appreciate my body like never before. Here’s why.

Training has been truly revolutionary for me

Why I’m saying ‘no more’ to trying on clothes in stores

There’s something about the anxiety of buying jeans