To those who know me, it’s obvious that I have undergone a physical transformation.
What isn’t as obvious is how I got here.
As these changes became more noticeable, I often encountered the same question from a variety of people, from passing acquaintances to close friends:
“Wow, you look great! What are you doing?”
While I truly appreciate the compliment, I find that there are a few assumptions underneath the question:
- Whatever I’ve been “doing,” I started “doing” it recently.
- I must be following a strict dietary program, like Weight Watchers, Atkins, Paleo, something.
- I must be going to the gym several days a week.
None of these are true for me. Continue reading “Out of the Hole”