Tag: Health

How to Set up a Healthy Regimen

It’s safe to say that over the past five months, there probably isn’t a single person who hasn’t gone a little stir-crazy at one point or another. As our world grapples with two global crises — systemic racism and the COVID-19 pandemic — tensions are high. And while the hope for change and a better tomorrow is inspiring, this period has…

The Freedom and Joy of Plus-Size Acceptance

Being plus-size tells you a lot about other people’s assumptions. Often we become screens to project onto, an empty canvas to paint upon. As an overweight person, I’ve frequently encountered jarringly presumptive questions, offered up unprompted, by loved ones and strangers alike. When did you start eating your feelings? You know, you’re eating yourself to an early grave. Aren’t you worried…