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: fat acceptance
“Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me.” J.K. Rowling wrote those words years ago, and I’ve seen it posted time and time … Continue reading
In Georgia, there’s a new campaign by a foundation called ‘Strong4Life’ to eradicate childhood obesity. This tough-love approach has the tagline ‘stop sugarcoating the problem.’ The problem? Instead of focusing on the cause, they’re focusing on the symptoms. This campaign … Continue reading
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
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