So You Want to See Fifty Shades . . . But You’re a Christian

It’s finally here: opening weekend for Fifty Shades of Grey, “the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon” (Fandango). I confess that I didn’t want to write this post, but as opening weekend crept closer and closer, it became more and more obvious that a lot of theContinue reading “So You Want to See Fifty Shades . . . But You’re a Christian”

The Breaking of a Food Addict

For me, hitting bottom as a compulsive eater looked like this: I was driving home from work one day with a box of donuts in the passenger seat beside me. That box represented a thousand occurrences of the “buzz” I always felt during the first few minutes of a binge. But it also represented yearsContinue reading “The Breaking of a Food Addict”

The Making of a Food Addict, Part 2

By my mid-twenties, I was living in a 24’ camper with an irresponsible husband as well as my son and two—sometimes three—other adults. For all intents and purposes, we were transient, just one small step from homelessness. Life was out of control. More and more, I sought solace in food. When you’re spiraling into addictionContinue reading “The Making of a Food Addict, Part 2”