Category Archives: self esteem

How I Got My “Soul”

Yeah, I know I’m a white chick from the North Shore of Chicago, but my early development from age three to eight was largely shaped by my African American “second” Mom. Anna Mae, at 275 pounds, was an imposing, strong … Continue reading

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My earliest memory of a food binge

This is my earliest memory of a food binge. I was was walking home from a “Brownie” scout meeting at age 6. It was my turn to bring the snack and mom bought 2 bags of Pecan Sandies which did … Continue reading

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