I'm nowhere near a celeb, but I feel like a fraud a great deal of the time too. I'm hiding a 20lb over goal gain. Actually, I guess I'm not hiding it anymore. Hmm, maybe Oprah and I have something in common after all :)
"I definitely wasn't setting an example," she writes. "I was talking the talk, but I wasn't walking the walk. And that was very disappointing to me."
That I am NOT a fan of Oprah's. I dislike that she doesn't have reactive questions to her guests, instead LOOKING like she's waiting to ask the next one on her list. I don't like the big frivolous giveaway shows and the fake tears. Although, I did enjoy that episode where Tom Cruise made a fool out of himself :P But today, I kind of like Oprah. The person and not the mega-I-have-more-money-than-God-celeb. Why? Because she lets people inside her life and her head, and by telling the truth sometimes, makes her...gulp...human. She's telling people her weight in an upcoming issue of O Magazine. Being completely honest about cracking the 200's and her dieting past, present and future. But it's this line, mentioned in an AP article today, that hit home for me and made ME identify with her: