As some people are celebrating holidays that include things like chocolate, candy, and feasts, I am seeing a ton of food shaming, food policing, and food moralizing. All of this is crap for the reasons I explain here, but I thought what I would do today is give you some options for response. Note, today’s responses are […]
Recently PS Mag posted an article called “The Youngest Casualties in the War on Obesity.” It opens with the story of Jaime, a 11 year old who developed an eating disorder after she her school publicly measured and announced her BMI, and she decided that lowering her BMI might make her more popular. “I don’t think […]
I got the following e-mail today: This whole Health at Every Size thing is nothing more than fat people justifying being fat and being too lazy to diet. It simply makes no sense in any other contex…
Source: Speak For Yourself Oprah
I want that cat.
Source: It’s a Lifestyle Change Alright
I wish I could say that I never fell for the “it is a lifestyle” or the “clean eating” lies. But I can’t. I can say I no longer fall for them.
I love George Takei. He has done so much inspiring work. It floors me every time I see him drop the ball so thoroughly went it comes to fat shaming and the bullying of fat people.
I am reminded about the arguments about Ronda Rousey and how we can’t expect and shouldn’t expect her to be the ultimate feminist super hero. Perhaps we also can’t expect George to be the champion of everything.