Food for Thought –

Jan. 3, 2020 – Tindal estimates that she was around 340 lbs. when she went away for college. There, unlike most freshmen, she started losing weight. “I was around people all the time so I couldn’t really hide food, and I didn’t feel inclined to,” she says. “I was busy and walking everywhere, and I felt like I had more choices in what I was eating. I kind of had the opposite of the freshman 15.”

Those changes were largely physical, but Tindal noticed that her mindset was shifting, too. “I was finding myself,” she says. “I was building new relationships, building this life for myself and building a community, and I no longer needed food to fill the gaps in my life.”

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