Flirtations and Flab

“Overeating is a form of violence…” ~ Marianne Williamson in A Course in Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever

Two simple, related facts:

  1. I did not eat the donuts at work yesterday.
  2. No one has offered to buy me a beer in months.

If you read between the factoids, you might gather that no one has offered to buy me a beer because I am fat. Or, because I exude the very negative energy that I think I am unappealing because I am fat. Or, perhaps, delving a little deeper, that I think fatness has prevented anyone from truly loving me and loving me somehow comes in the form of gifting alcoholic beverages.

Not so. Well, not entirely so. Read the rest of this entry »