Don't Let Your Career Weigh You Down

, New York Law Journal


My nerves have been so racked thinking about whether I passed the bar and waiting for my start date as a first-year associate that I gained nearly 10 pounds, and like most of the women in my Dominican/black family, it went straight to my thighs and hips. I'm completely mortified and fearful that I won't be able to fit into anything decent. I know I should be focused on getting myself prepared to practice, but right now I am feeling overwhelmed. How can I refocus?

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