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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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
“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
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
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
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