This Is Us

I Like Myself Better When I’m Fatter

I’ve been fat and I’ve been thin, but I think I like myself best when I stop caring so much

Illustration: Alex Eben Meyer

As I write this, my city is on lockdown in response to the spread of Covid-19 — which means it’s just me and my body, alone together, in my little row house in Pittsburgh. I can’t go to the gym, obviously…