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Weight Loss Won’t Solve the Problem That Plagues You

Weight Loss Won’t Solve the Problem That Plagues You

In 2008, I weighed 100 pounds more than what my BMI said I should. Disruptive and difficult things were happening in late 2007 and into 2008, and I slowly began losing weight. After losing about 15 pounds, I plateaued for about a year. Plateaued is […]

I Wear Glasses (and other telltale signs that I’m aging)

I Wear Glasses (and other telltale signs that I’m aging)

Aging is difficult for my dad. His chin quivered as he looked at me and said, “It’s like I woke up one day and got old.” He was telling me about a recent fall he’d taken during our first 2014 snowstorm in January. Though nothing was […]