Why Going From a Size 16 to a Size 8 Didn’t Make Me More Confident

I’ve dipped my toes into sharing my weight loss journey. But I’ve decided to challenge myself by really reflecting on how losing 60+ pounds has changed me. As a young girl and teenager, I dreamed that losing the weight would make me this super cool, confident person. Everyone would want to be friends with me, …

Sweet Girl, Why Are You Covering Up Your Stretch Marks?

Here comes the sun–and the shame of swimsuit season. But it doesn’t have to be that way. When did we stop enjoying summer with girlish innocence and begin to dread removing our cover-ups at the beach? I don’t know about you, but for me, it got harder and harder when I started getting stretch marks. …