Best of P-Mag: What I Gained When I Lost Weight, And What I Lost

One of my favorite things about Persephone is our dedication to body acceptance and Health at Every Size. I personally have benefited a great deal from these discussions, and I know I’m not the only one. There are a number of wonderful articles I could have chosen, but this one seemed to sum them all up nicely. -Hillary Read More Best of P-Mag: What I Gained When I Lost Weight, And What I Lost

What I Gained When I Lost Weight, And What I Lost

I saw the ad, coincidentally, when I was on the elliptical machine at the gym. “What will you gain when you lose weight?” the commercial wanted to know. Jubilant women of all shapes and sizes were proclaiming that with just a little bit of movement on the scale, they would earn “confidence!” “pizzazz!” “self-belief!” Conviction, certainty, pep, zeal. Lose weight, gain everything. Read More What I Gained When I Lost Weight, And What I Lost