Recently, news came out that eating processed meats (like bacon and sausage) is strongly linked to developing cancer.
Read More Correlation/Causation (When It’s Convenient)
More and more often, we’ve been seeing pieces written by individuals who are calling out bigots for their horrible words or actions. This is great, but all too often, the ones aimed at fat-shaming include some caveat about how the author has lost weight, is trying to lose weight, or has some condition that has made them fat.
Posts that do this, in their attempt to call out sizeist behavior, are actually perpetuating it.
Read More You Don’t Need to Be Changing to Demand Respect
Sigh. And ugh. I was on Facebook recently and made the mistake of reading comments on a post relating to fat.
I know, when will I learn?
Read More No, It’s Not Like Smoking
It seems that there are only two types of fat people we get to see: the stereotype of the lazy fat person who eats a lot and never exercises (the “bad fatty”), or the fat person who works out hard and eats foods commonly accepted as healthy, but just doesn’t lose any weight (the “good fatty”). I’m sure people exist who embody these two tropes, and there is nothing wrong with that — I’m not here to tell anyone how to live.
Read More Vegetables and Frappuccinos
I wrote this while sitting in Prospect Park after my first Couch to 5K workout. See, a few days ago, I couldn’t fall asleep and, for some reason, I decided to sign up for a 5K in October.
I don’t make great decisions at 1:30 in the morning.
Read More Don’t Talk to Me While I’m Running
This New Year I resolve to tell the diet industry to kiss my fat ass. Read More Five New Year’s Resolutions Fit for This Fatty