Community Essays: I Weigh

Submissions from the Lane 9 Project community, in response to our January writing prompt “I Weigh”.    I am inherently valuable because I exist. And it has absolutely nothing to do with what I weigh.   By Laila Drury Technically speaking, I weigh an arbitrary amount measured in pounds or kilograms, or “good” or “bad.” I … Continue reading Community Essays: I Weigh

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January Prompt: I Weigh

What I weigh is so much more than a number, it is all the beautiful people, things, and challenges that make me a whole and worthy person.

Community Essays: My Self Care Resolution

Submissions from the Lane 9 Project community, in response to our December writing prompt "My Self Care Resolution".  By Calesse Smith This year has been a year of saying  Yes to some things, and No to others. Sometimes, it seems easier to say yes to everyone and everything because to say no would be letting … Continue reading Community Essays: My Self Care Resolution

It’s not about the food

If something about your mood or disposition feels "off", it's not about the food. If you've never had any issue eating all food groups, but suddenly have an insatiable desire to change something—anything—it's not about the food. If you're running, or training, or life, isn't going well, it's not about the food. (Unless you're not … Continue reading It’s not about the food