Category Archives: weight loss

Food is not the enemy.

Last night at work I was casually reading the label of the Dannon Light and Fit yogurt I was eating. Ordinarily not my particular choice of yogurt, but it’s the brand that my hospital just happens to get for our … Continue reading

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Scared to Death.

“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

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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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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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