Redefining Beauty

I was 18. Anorexic. Bulimic. Bipolar. Depressed. And ADHD. Clinically diagnosed. On medication for all at the same time. I remember my daily routine. I would look in the mirror. Tell myself how ugly I was. How I wasn’t pretty enough. And how no one would ever want me. I felt nothing. n o t … Continue reading Redefining Beauty

Always Plan A

This morning I got up with the squirrels and cheered on my favorite triathlon partner as she ran a race in Manhappiness. I sped by Starbucks to get caffeine and the Sunday edition of the New York Times (a favorite splurge) and motored out to the lake sans GPS. The sun rose to my right as … Continue reading Always Plan A