"Notes from the Overfed" is a group blog written by four smart, funny, plus-sized men who would like to be smart, funny, normal-sized men. Michael, Aldo, John, and Chris open up about their weight-loss struggles on the off chance that writing about them might help them in their journey.
I am a compulsive eater. I know this about myself. It's true, but it does not define me as a human being. What defines me as a human being is that I am a compulsive PERSON. Eating is just one of the things that I do compulsively. There's lots more.
"Why do you seem to be gaining weight?" It was a rhetorical question, of course. My doctor didn't really want to know why I was gaining weight. He just wanted me to stop it. But this is Kansas, where we are nice and stuff. But I answered him anyway.