Back in the last century, I weighed almost twice as much as I do now—and I desperately wanted to be thin. So desperately that if a genie had appeared (and I’m not exactly proud of this fact) and offered me one wish, it would have been to wake up thin the next day.
Part 118: It’s true that cancer was catalyst for me. A way to reckon with how I was treating myself. And that kind of reckoning, whatever the catalyst, is good. And what’s also true, and I think I’ve said this before, is that once you have cancer you can never believe that you will be someone who will never have cancer. […]
People usually come to my retreats because they want to lose weight. They want to stop suffering. They want to be happy. I talk to them about trusting themselves and about listening to their bodies. Once you do that, I say, everything — your relationship with food, yourself, your body — tends to fall into place. […]
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