Transformations

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

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

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
Transformations

Running Helped Me Stop Self-Medicating

After 20 years of hard drinking and heavy anxiety, I'm sober and fit.
Aaron Jordahl
8.10.17
Transformations

There Are No Tricks to Losing 125 Pounds

I just kept it simple and consistent.
Mike Zimmerman
7.7.17
Transformations

That Time I Went Penis Shopping With My Parents

The ultimate show of family support for gender affirmation surgery.
Chris Edwards
6.22.17
Transformations

Drinking Would Have Killed Me, So I Quit on the Spot

Now I'm sober, happy, and 100 pounds lighter.
Mike Zimmerman
6.19.17
Living With It

I Was a Weight Lifter, and Then I Got Mono

When you can't sit up without a struggle, you rely on other people to survive.
Jamison Hill
5.30.17
Transformations

Stress Eating Was Keeping Me Down

"You don’t believe what you’re eating until you look back on it after you’ve gotten healthy."
Mike Zimmerman
5.8.17
We Asked

We Asked People What It's Like To Lose 100+ Pounds

These are the turning points that led people to find their way to a healthier life.
Sheherzad Preisler
5.3.17
Transformations

A Woman I Met in World of Warcraft Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds

"Something just clicked that night."
Eric Spitznagel
4.13.17
Transformations

Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.
Andrew Daniels
3.28.17
Transformations

Pierogis Almost Forced Me Off Facebook Forever

Until I reluctantly came crawling back.
Jeff Vrabel
2.13.17