Today, we in the USA celebrate our freedoms as a country. I also think about the freedoms that I have found in my own life: freedom to think and ask questions and have doubts, freedom to be myself even if everyone around me thinks I”m strange, freedom to love and accept others of different religions, different sexual orientations, others of all shapes and sizes. Freedom from the shackles of anorexia and bulimia. Freedom from my love-hate relationship with food. Freedom from my obsession about my stomach. Freedom to share my opinions on health. Yes, today, I am thankful for our country’s freedom….and with that comes gratitude toward the freedoms that I have found in my own life.
Happy 4th of July!!