And So It Begins: Week 1!

In the past, I have refused to stand on our home bathroom scale. Mom said I should monitor my weight so it wouldn’t come as such a dreaded shock when I go to the doctor’s office, but I would refuse. Knowing my weight used to only make me feel ashamed, depressed and discouraged. But Sunday,Continue reading “And So It Begins: Week 1!”

Beyond Talk, Ready to Take Action

Since I haven’t posted a blog update in six weeks, you readers are probably thinking, understandably, that I had bold plans for a healthier lifestyle but then chickened out. Actually, this isn’t the case at all. My healthy lifestyle is going strong, and to date, I have lost fourteen pounds! A doctor once told meContinue reading “Beyond Talk, Ready to Take Action”

Introducing Myself and My Weighty Story

Dear Readers of Society Present and Society Future, In a college creative nonfiction course I took a few years ago, there was a discussion about how blogs can be used as documentary evidence, to record the thoughts, feelings and societal attitudes at a particular moment in history. That being said, I felt compelled to startContinue reading “Introducing Myself and My Weighty Story”