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A Mind Divided

handmade greeting cards, collage artI just finished reading Fat City, an article by Dr. Karen Hitchcock about the convoluted problem of obesity (Thanks to David Kanigan for leading me there).  It’s a long article, but worthwhile.

My main take-away is that there are no easy answers to obesity.  I knew that.  I’m proof of that.  But the article made me want to try again.

Like everything else in my life, I swing to extremes with weight loss.  I either set unrealistic goals and hate myself for not meeting them, or I stop thinking altogether and ride my compulsive eating into the sunset.  I’m swinging back from that mad gallop, but I’d like to find a place in the middle.  I don’t like the self-loathing, hot, itchy drive to be something else any more than I can stand the free-fall gobbling.  I have no idea where that place is.  I’ve never found it before.

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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