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!
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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
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
There are so many things I want to say, but then I read Dances with Fat and she just puts it SO much better than I ever could. I rather dislike that she didn’t seem to include fats who don’t … 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 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 loaded this post with links to blogs, studies, research, and other valuable links to inform anyone who’s interested in learning the truth behind the so-called ‘obesity crisis.’ What is Fat Acceptance?: According to the Wikipedia page, Fat Acceptance is: … Continue reading