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!
Tag Archives: fat acceptance
I want to talk about my eating disorder. So, you know, trigger warning for all that stuff. I try to keep my blog more general and have avoided personal anecdotes in the past couple years. But talking about my struggle … Continue reading
Below is the transcript of an email I’ve just sent off to Old Navy after finding out they have a one-day-only sale ($5 each!) on swim separates. Which of course, doesn’t extend to their plus size line. Old Navy: I … Continue reading
Authors note: I am writing this blog and trying to be considerate of as many people’s experiences as I can, but all the same, I do have privilege and there is some mention of problems I never have to deal … Continue reading
(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
The biggest arguments I hear from people against Fat Acceptance is typically something about the following: “Being fat is unhealthy! It’s been proven!” “You’re going to get diabetes!” “You might be healthy now but what happens when it catches up … Continue reading