I follow this anonymous writer, known as Your Fat Friend, for her raw and authentic writing about her weight.
In this essay on magical thinking she nails the experience of believing that your whole life will transform when you reach your weight loss goal.
Addressing your own magical thinking is an important step on the road to giving up dieting and making peace with food. Ask yourself what you are putting off until the day you become thin? In what ways are you letting an obsession with weight and dieting keep you from stepping out in the world? In what ways is your own magical thinking keeping you from living your best life right now?