“Hello?” “Hi, Sharon. What are you doing?” “Just chillin’.” “I was wondering if we could come over and change into dry clothes.” My little sister went on to explain how she and my nephew were soaking wet after spending two hours wading through flood waters. They’d made it to my side of town to buy
“Hannah, eat your lunch.” “I can’t. I’m on a diet.” I realized in that moment how all my talk about wanting to lose weight so I could have a “bikini body” had influenced my baby girl. I knew I had to stop obsessing over weight and size and focus more on a healthy body image.
I’d been up for a couple of hours when I noticed the light of the day brightening my windows, beckoning me to the front porch. I put a kettle of water on high heat and retreated to my bedroom to put on my robe. By the time I walked back into the kitchen, the water