THE LIFE OF NAN

stories about life, love, food, fat, pups…and everything else

My name is Nan. I live in a small town in upstate New York. I work as a web + graphic designer. I love what I do. I love the people I meet, my friends and family, and the wonderful animals who share life with me every day.

 

I originally started this blog as a place to write about my quest to lose weight. I quickly discovered that losing weight is really hard for me. And it speaks to much larger issues. I found that the writing was really good for me. I started thinking that I don’t want to just write about food and fat and struggling with myself to lose, diet, cut out chocolate and all the other foods I love. I want to write about all of me. My whole self. My life. So I’m repositioning the site. I named it “The Life of Nan” for a reason.

 

I’m writing about my life. All of it. My history of depression. Some mild. Some life-threatening. Not just about my crazy eating. Because the eating is not just about eating. It’s about the things that have happened to me since I was a kid. I want to explore the reasons why I reach for food. Write about my experiences, the multitude of jobs I’ve had, the people I’ve loved, the things I’ve learned.

 

All out. No holds barred. Well, maybe a few. I’m here to find out about me. Maybe you’ll find out about me, too. Or maybe, you’ll find out something about you! Welcome to my life.

 

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