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I Lost 70 Pounds

and gained a mental breakdown

Let’s just get this out there up front — I’m a substantial person. I’m a 5’ 9” woman and, truly, big-boned. I have a loud laugh and large ideas. Whether I want to or not, I’ve never been able to fade into the background.

The largeness of me is something I’ve struggled with for as long as I can remember. From childhood, I felt I was just too much of…

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Essays and observations on life from a corner of California

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Sara Grace Stasi

Sara Grace Stasi

Poems, short fiction, photography, musings on life. Santa Cruz, California. BA American Lit | BA Anthropology | MA Education. Patreon: sgstasi

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