Back in October I wrote a blog titled “#TheChristineProject” where I discussed my frustration with the taboo surrounding outwardly acknowledging that you exist with a mental illness. This is a very personal subject for me because while friends and loved ones vaguely knew I struggled with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder, absolutely no one but […]
With all the notoriety my friend Megan, aka @bodyposipanda, has received lately it was inevitable I would receive some backlash as certain articles written about her have featured our pictures together or her post about #thechristineproject which leads viewers to my personal account. She graciously offered to untag me to get some of the heat […]
Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down. And I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there. I’ll tell you about how I became hospitalized after admitting to a teacher I had attempted suicide. Wait, that’s not how that goes… Ahem, well I’ll tell you anyway. […]
I’ve reached a point lately where I don’t feel like I have a lot to offer the fat positive community. I was there when it took off, displaying my own personal journey to loving myself, and maybe changed a life or two along the way. But at the height of all this, I feel like […]
In less than ten days I will be in London meeting the love of my life…and his family and friends. As I’ve publicly spoken about before, I’ve lived with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) for the past 12 years. No pill or psychologist has ever had any type of impact on my mental state. […]
It is 2:23 in the morning and I’m finally putting my fingers to the keys and not looking back.