Category Archives: self esteem

Fatshion, Networking, and Finding a Place for Myself.

(note: this post is copied directly from my Tumblr–but I think it’s a big reason why I’ve failed to update this blog in so long as well!) I’ve been meaning to make a post regarding this excellent blog post that Natalie wrote … Continue reading

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Shame4Life.

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

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Down with the ‘treats’!: A new low on ‘tricks’.

The other day I was reading an  article about the atrocities and horrors of the calorie count of the average Halloween candy haul of a US child. Considering how short this article was, I couldn’t believe how many times I … Continue reading

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Modification of the Knee-Jerk Reaction.

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

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Dieting–The latest social sport!

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

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Weight Loss and Fat Activism.

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

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Unplug Yourself!

I think that one of the defining moments of my life was the moment I realized that only I could choose whether to hate myself or love myself. As a fat girl in a world where everything seems to be … Continue reading

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