How One Woman’s Weight Loss Story Went Awry (Jezebel)
Jess Weiner is an author and self-esteem expert who’s a major (albeit controversial) figure in the body acceptance movement. After struggling with food issues, she abandoned the scale and settled at a happy size 18 — that is, until she realized she’d not weighed herself in 16 years. Her positive body image aside, she was clinically obese. And after a visit to the doctor, she decided that she needed to make some changes.