Tag: perfection

You can do better than perfection.

Flat abs. Endless youth. Constant energy and bliss. Size zero jeans. No need to eat. Effortless spirituality. Captivating beauty. An end to my food addiction. Perfect health. That’s not a lot to ask…right? I mean, the diet-lifestyles I adopted promised I could get there and I wanted the very best life had to offer! And after all, nothing worth having comes…

“Sometimes Connection is More Nourishing than Kale”…and Other Things I Would Have Told Myself.

I’ll admit it. I sometimes feel angry when I think of all the time I wasted trying to change my body. At the pinnacle of my obsession, for several years, I basically quit everything. I quit singing lessons, I made almost no effort to develop friendships, and I had a constant fantasy about “someday”. Someday when I was my ideal…