The Girl Behind the Blog!Hi there, I'm Amber! I'm a 28 year old fat activist hailing from slightly south of Boston. I've decided to tackle the heavy (pun intended!) topic of self image for fat people after dealing with an eating disorder and self-hate for nearly two-thirds of my life. The internet is a powerful tool and a huge chunk of the reason that I finally began to love my body. My hopes are that in writing this blog, I can help do the same for other people!
Category Archives: confidence
I’m comfortable with my body. This is something I established a long time ago. I adore my body, hell, I’m even turned on by my own body. It’s other people who have a problem with it. Just by being who … Continue reading
We live in a diet culture, there’s no doubt about that. Stop for a moment and think about the last time you thought about losing weight. Now think about the people you know. Family members, circle of friends, co-workers. When’s … Continue reading
Seeing as it’s the end of September, I’m a little bit late with this post, but hey! It’s still September! The month of back to school! The month where the masses, with their brand new binders and pens and notebooks, … Continue reading
This is a performance piece by Kim Selling called Fat Bottomed Girls. It singlehandedly defined my year, and the struggles I’ve gone through to finally come out the other side and love my body. I think it’s an important piece … Continue reading
On my tumblr recently, I received the following question: Hey 🙂 don’t really know where to put this as it’s not a problem, but a response to something you have posted on this blog. Feel free to move it if … Continue reading
I was watching Margitte Kristjansson’s documentary ‘The Fat Body (In)visible“. . .I’ve heard people talk about it, refer to it, and comment on it for months, but I never really got around to watching it myself until tonight. One of … Continue reading