Revealing

Well, here it is. At least, the biggest “reveal” thus far. I’ve been overweight my entire life and lost weight before, but all of this is different. For the last year and a half, I have been working toward a different outcome. This time, I feel differently. This time, it feels like, “I” am different.… Read More Revealing

The Price of Plastic

This article about plastic surgery in Brazil surfaced on my Facebook feed (I ❤ NPR): http://apps.npr.org/lookatthis/posts/plastic/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=2036 Reading it, I felt immediately enraged. Being from Miami, no one has to tell me the price women (and even girls) are willing to pay to “perfect” themselves. Miami is a plastic surgery Mecca. Years ago, a student of… Read More The Price of Plastic