A couple weeks ago, I woke up with this weird half-of-my-face headache. Was it my first migraine? Did I drink too much? Do I need new glasses? 1,872 more words
Tags » Fat Acceptance
First story time.
Once upon a time yours truly was a (as I thought then) super fat fat fatty teenager who was in fact too fat to live. 1,415 more words
Inevitably, as the holidays approach, we’re going to see an upswing in articles about “Self-control despite Christmas Cookies” and “Staying on Track on Turkey Day” and “12 Winter Fitness Finds for Fighting Holiday Flab” and all the other diet culture BS that we looove to buy into during these 6 or so weeks of indulgent holiday parties. 1,570 more words
It’s weird to be part of a young movement. Every time I have undergone a shift in beliefs before, I had a community of real-life professors, peers, and colleagues who taught me new information and guided me as I grasped it, and then I also had various forms of mainstream media to help support and solidify my beliefs. 1,402 more words
CW: Weight Loss, Diet Talk, Exercise Talk
Since last June. I’ve been swimming two or three times a week, having been fortunate enough to have found a community pool and then a rec center that are welcoming of people of all sizes, shapes, ages, and abilities. 931 more words