Having It All, Then What?
published in The Dallas Morning News Even when women achieve their goals, disappointment for some may be ‘inevitable.’ Download the article (.pdf) (148k)
When I stopped dieting, it was because I glimpsed the possibility that my crazy eating was the sanest thing I’d ever done. If I didn’t reject it, try to be good or measure up to an external standard of right eating or right body size, if I was curious and open about each part of […]
I’ve been thinking about chocolate cake recently. To be precise, I’ve been thinking about what happens when a piece of bittersweet flourless Chocolate Decadence Cake from Debbie’s Does Dessert arrives at a table at which I happen to be sitting with a few friends when we are sharing one piece amongst ourselves. Eyes light up. […]
Busting the myth that skinny equals happy When I was in high school, a girl I’ll call Randi Williams had big hair, a stomach as flat as a board, and legs that—I swear—were at least 12 feet long. Me? I had hair that was the only thin part of my body, a face as round […]