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“We are writing this book to say there is another way. True recovery, going beyond hunger, is not a process of abstaining but of developing a self-assurance so that you choose what is best for your own unique body.
Tags » Body Acceptance
Being sick has caused me to have an immense amount of respect for my body. I can’t care anymore that I have a large tummy and no butt. 227 more words
This is a nicely precise discussion of Thin Privilege and its relationship to sexism:
This lists specific examples thereof:
The article made me think of the extent to which the obscene and constant media/cultural conversation about women’s bodies is part of the, for lack of a better word, conspiracy to keep women so focused on their bodies that they forget to think about their brains/abilities/goals/self-respect. 1,054 more words
Fat Girl; A True Story is the title of one of the most important books I’ve ever read, a memoir by writer Judith Moore. I think what struck me the most was her honesty and her daring to truly be herself in delivering her story of a heartbreakingly difficult childhood and a not so easy life as an adult who was overweight. 659 more words