There are eating disorders - anorexia, bulimia. Then there are the many many women who eat too much, gain weight, lose some, can't keep it off, go on lots of weight loss diets. These are the women who we mostly hear from at Maria's Last Diet.
it is not as dramatic to be just plump, just overeating here and there, managing a hectic life or a disappointing life or a stressful life by way of food. Just because it doesn't have the scale or severity of an eating disorder, doesn't mean it isn't troubling.
Sometimes women who struggle with eating in a lesser way, but struggle nevertheless, are left out of the discussion.
Let's not do that. Let's keep the conversation going.