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Are You Fat? Who Gets to be the Judge?

Are you fat? Well, I guess it depends on who you ask doesn't it? You've already been judge and jury so it doesn't appear that any other opinion matters. You know this is not only destructive to yourself but keeps a wall up against others.

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Q and A with Christina Myers: Writer and Editor

I mean that most of my writing, from off-the-cuff posts on social media about daily life, to more intentioned and serious writing, is often about coming to terms with the mistakes and grey areas and hard parts of life, and then finding the spaces where joy can bloom inside them. I suspect this is an outgrowth of my own struggle with perfection/imperfection, and learning over the course of my life that being honest and vulnerable is almost always the most powerful and connective way to live, even when it’s most terrifying.