Indelible Ink
Published in

Indelible Ink

The War I Fought Against My Body

I grew up believing it was part of being a woman. I’ve declared a cease-fire.

Photo by Alice Moore on Unsplash

As a teenager and young woman, I was forever cycling into or out of a diet.

The grapefruit diet. The cabbage soup diet. The Atkins diet, and before that the Stillman diet (along the lines of Atkins, but…




Non-fiction that resonates, stories that last

Recommended from Medium

Oprah Has Asked 37000 People This Question

Oprah Winfrey sits on the set of her daytime talk show.

Personal Reflections on Amal Totkay These terms play an important role in growth mindset.

Taking absolute responsibility of doing and being

Give Yourself Grace

Leaving Twin Peaks

When In Doubt, Do The Hard Thing

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jan M Flynn

Jan M Flynn

Writer & educator. The Startup, Writing Cooperative, P.S. I Love You, The Ascent, more. Award-winning short fiction. Visit me at

More from Medium

My Transition to Natural Hair is Complete

Another Year Older

Some are Comfortable, Others Not So Much

How to Raise a Beast