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 activism
While checking my email a few days ago, I stumbled across this one from Helena. “Hey! My name is Helena and just came across your awesome blog… The reason I’m writing you is because I am currently casting … 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
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
I’ve been active in the Fat Acceptance community for some way, shape, or form for about a year now. I’ve been much more active in recent months, and that’s when I noticed the ‘are you an FA’ phenomenon. I have … 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
I’ve used my tumblr for over a year now, and over the past 7 months or so it’s become less fun and memes and pictures and more articles and activism. Mostly in the sphere of Fat Acceptance, but also with … Continue reading