I have a thin friend. Well, technically, I have more than one, but only one of them is in this story. This friend had asked me to lunch and prefaced our meeting by telling me that she really wanted to talk about The Project. This friend is petite and stunning in all of the classically beautiful ways that women have been deemed stunning for most of modern history. She is representative of the kind of woman who I thought would be the last person in the world to find The Beautifull Project appealing.Read More
"Leave your pain here. Now go out and do your magnificent things." This was an invitation uttered by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina to the survivors in that courtroom. This is also my invitation to you. Because the beautiful things belong to you. You were most certainly made for the magnificent.Read More
Or as it turns out, a virtuous girl who wasn't quite virtuous enough because she forgot to get rid of that fat on her thighs, leaving her only with enough virtue to be deemed "pretty good". And in my world, pretty good is never good enough.Read More
A story about amphetamines. And the world I want to leave for my daughter. And a culture that turns every pound into a moral imperative.Read More
I broke up with the scale. And wrote a letter to say good bye to a life that required me to shrink.