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How I (Finally) Learned to Love My Body

By Kelly HoffmacherAugust 29, 2016
Oh, it took years and years for me to even say it, let alone feel it, but: I love my body. Just as it... More  →
How I (Finally) Learned to Love My Body

I Didn't Learn How to Eat Until I Started Lifting Weights

By Emma W.June 28, 2016
For most of life, I exercised only to burn calories. I ran recreationally, and, the few times I went to the gym,... More  →
I Didn't Learn How to Eat Until I Started Lifting Weights

Auntie SparkNotes: I Have a Binge-Eating Disorder

By kat_rosenfieldJune 3, 2016
Dear Auntie, I could really, really use some advice. I don't know how to fix this problem and I'm seriously starting to fear... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have a Binge-Eating Disorder

Real Talk: I'm Addicted to Junk Food

By Kelly HoffmacherJune 1, 2016
A strange thing happened to me when I was anorexic. I became addicted to junk food. I ate “whatever I wanted,” but... More  →
Real Talk: I'm Addicted to Junk Food

How To Avoid Body Shame in a Body Image Obsessed Culture

By Kelly HoffmacherApril 19, 2016
I’ve blogged about being in recovery from an eating disorder on this site. Even though I have a few years under my... More  →
How To Avoid Body Shame in a Body Image Obsessed Culture

Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

By Kelly HoffmacherMarch 22, 2016
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when I began to eat abnormally, but the first recollection I have of starving myself... More  →
Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Lose Weight and I Hate It

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 27, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, When I was 11, I decided that I wanted to lose weight—I was categorized as obese and being fat wasn't... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Lose Weight and I Hate It

Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 27, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I've been reading your column for several years now, and I've always found it entertaining and informative, even when the... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Apologize To My Long-Ago Ex?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 13, 2014
Dear Auntie, A few years ago, I dated "Bob." After a while he breaks up with me, but says "I still want to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Apologize To My Long-Ago Ex?