Transformations

Humans like to make big changes—to their bodies, their minds, their lives. We like to hear about them.

Phys Ed
Phys Ed

How a Professional Gamer Made Time to Put On 70 Pounds of Muscle

"I used to play World of Warcraft for 16 hours a day."
Mike Darling
4.6.18
Transformations
Transformations

My Addictions Defined Me Before I Got Sober

I am not Liv, the addict. I'm just Liv.
Michelle Malia
3.2.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

If You Tried Olympic Weightlifting You'd be Fit by Now

It's one of the fastest ways to get stronger and feel more confident.
Nick English
1.25.18
mental health
mental health

I Lived With Stress and Chronic Pain Before I Left My Tech Job

Now I help people eat healthier.
Michelle Malia
1.25.18
mental health
mental health

Therapy Makes You Feel Like Shit Before It Makes You Feel Better

Talking to a psychologist after my last breakup meant mourning all my exes.
Michael Stahl
1.25.18
Living With It
Living With It

Owning Your Fear of Flying Could Help You Conquer It

Don't fight it.
Kathi Valeii
1.16.18
yoga
yoga

I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
1.10.18
Living With It
Living With It

The Stress of My Job Destroyed My Stomach

It took me two months to fix it.
Nick Keppler
1.4.18
Transformations
Transformations

I’m Scared of Who I’ll Become After Weight Loss Surgery

"A skinny me is a complete stranger."
Elizabeth A. Johnson
11.1.17
Transformations
Transformations

People Laughed When I Told Them I Wanted to Model One Day

Now the people who doubted me ask how I did it.
Mike Zimmerman
8.25.17
Transformations
Transformations

My Competitive Side Helped Me Get Sober and Lose 125 Pounds

It started with getting my ass kicked in a spin class.
Mike Zimmerman
8.18.17
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

Egg-Freezing Is Giving Young Trans Men Hope for Starting a Family

"They are not a small part of the population, and they do want families, and they are interested in hearing about their options."
Sarah Marie Winther
8.16.17