Category Archives: self esteem

Balancing the Inside and the Outside

Shopping is not fun after you’ve gained 20 pounds. Yes, since January I’ve gained exactly 20 pounds. That’s actually 30 pounds heavier than I was last summer, when friends were saying they were “worried” about me. I was living alone, … Continue reading

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An Alternative Reality

Growing up as an only child, I was no stranger to using my imagination.  Living in my own little world, I dreamed of magic and adventures, spending my days fantasizing about all life could offer.  I didn’t know what the … Continue reading

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Nine Lives

Like a cat, I have seemed to live nine lives. Time and time again, I have found myself running- running from what others thought of me, running from what I thought of myself, and running from who I was afraid … Continue reading

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