Author Archives: Anonymous

Outer Beauty: My Size Shouldn’t Determine Who I Date

 Outer Beauty:  My Size Shouldn't Determine Who I Date

Mopeds are fun recreational vehicles that serve as an alternative to, say, riding a scooter for transportation. However, while being fun, they look a bit silly if one were to ride around in public for everyone to see. And, according to society, that’s me. A moped. Due to my figure I’ve been dubbed fun to ride, but you don’t what your buddies to see. And that’s not okay with me. More »

Hunger Games: I Drank So I Wouldn’t Eat

 Hunger Games:  I Drank So I Wouldn't Eat

I think, if I really was honest with myself, I started seriously drinking to stop myself from eating.

There’s the bottom line, embarrassing truth that I can’t bring myself to share at the countless AA meetings I’ve attended for the past few months, ever since my therapist told me she’d refuse to see me unless I got sober.

Hi, my name is Annabelle and I’m an alcoholic … and now that I’m no longer drinking, my activities include baking batches of chocolate chip cookies, only to eat every single one of them as soon as they come out of the oven. More »

Hunger Games: I Hate My Body

 Hunger Games:  I Hate My Body

I think I realized I had a problem when I was eating 2500 calories of Chinese food in a car, after I’d been stood up for a date. My stomach was uncomfortable over the notch of my jeans, a healthy size 6.

So, I decided to make a change. I went from gorging myself constantly to eating less than 1000 calories a day of vegan food, and running for an hour every morning. I was thrilled by the feedback, and quickly reached my goal weight of 110 lbs.

But maintaining was the tricky part, as I knew from the hours of research I was doing a day on diets. More »