My article “The Unhealthy Math of Skinny + Pretty = Good” was published in The New York Times on February 7, 2020.

To the 95% of letter writers who want to share their stories, wish me luck, commiserate with me, and ask questions with an open mind: I’m so glad the piece moved you, helped you, or made you think. It was difficult to open up like this, but you’ve made me grateful I did. Thank you so much. I’ve had it very easy compared to so many of you.

To the 5% of letter writers who want to offer me weight loss tips: Try reading the piece again, but more slowly.