Archive for the ‘Jami Bernard’ Category

Once you’re on to yourself, there’s an implicit responsibility to change for the better

Sunday, May 17th, 2009
clouds

But I frankly couldn’t have lost the weight without all that soul searching or whatever you want to call it: navel-gazing, self-actualization, a fantastic voyage up your own butt – yes, to the heart of darkness! The dream of self-improvement is integral to the American…

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Every extra pound tells a story.

Friday, May 8th, 2009
vanilla ice cream sundae

Much of my weight gain came from a misguided attempt to soothe myself with food in the wake of surgery, chemo, and radiation; you can’t blame a cancer survivor for clinging to the Ben & Jerry’s lifeboat. I well knew that estrogen-rich…

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