I felt I had little to contribute to any room full of people — I couldn’t be the smartest or the best looking, so I decided to be the skinniest. You can’t quantify overall appearance, intellect, or character, so I looked toward the scale.
…te about my colleagues. But, if I was honest with myself, I knew what I wish they’d write about me. I had a bunch of anxieties and I needed to know if they were well-founded or if I was worrying about things that were largely in my own head.