Mission Accomplished (or at least part way . . .)

So I did it. I sat in a car and a ferry and then a damn car again for a total of nine seemingly endless hours. Was it easy? No. Did I enjoy it? Not one bit. But I survived and I realized something amazing; somehow even though I was basically sedentary for the duration [...]

An Eating Disorder and Celiac . . . (not a good combination)

Recovering from an eating disorder is hard enough, but trying to achieve that when you have celiac disease makes it a hell of a lot worse. For those of you who don’t know what celiac is, let me give you a quick run-through. Basically celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where your body gets pretty [...]

The History of Me

It all started when I was 8 years old. Back then, I wasn’t what you would call a thin kid. I had a revolting roll of fat that stubbornly sat on my abdomen, my rosy cheeks were disgustingly plump, and my pudgy fingers resembled the likeness of greasy breakfast sausages.  I was old enough to [...]