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As I sit writing this, I am waiting for my breakfast a local restaurant. I ordered a fruit cup to start, coffee and OJ, and a super vegetarian omelet with English muffins and sweet potato home-fries. 585 more words

Oprah: The fatphobic demon of my childhood

I can still remember when I started thinking Oprah was my arch nemesis. It was a warm and sunny afternoon, absolutely gorgeous. I’d been running around outside like the active, but chubby, 7 year old I was. 1,565 more words


"Maybe she was flattered?" Fatness and gendered violence

In this post I want to build on Tracy Royce’s paper ‘The Shape of Abuse: Fat Oppression as a Form of Violence Against Women’ to bring attention to the ways in which fatphobia informs, intersects with and perpetuates rape myths and sexual violence against women. 760 more words

Fat Studies

The Body and Dominion: Physical Plane as Stage for Disability Interplay

Originally written October 5, 2017

In researching for a document at work, I discovered NOLOSE, an organization devoted to queer, fat positivity. To quote their mission, “…fighting fat phobia is seen as integrally linked to other social justice issues such as…disability rights movements.” They also addressed other issues relating to the civil rights movement, queer activism, and feminism, but I’ve decided to articulate their intersection with disability rights in particular. 608 more words


Ace of Cups

“In the Ace of Cups, a huge cup is being offered to you and you are being invited to reach out and drink from it. This is a symbol of fulfillment, not just emotionally but also spiritually. 490 more words

Frantz und das Essen

CN Krebs, Tod, Depressionen, Essensstörung(en), Essen, Diät(en)

Bei einem Gespräch über dieses Thema sagte A. “People want things to be ok. Sometimes it’s not ok.” – “Menschen möchten, dass alles ok ist. 1,328 more words


Learn. Grow. Celebrate Yourself #bodyliberation

(TRIGGER WARNING!! Anyone who has a history of eating disorders or mental health problems may find this triggering)

My body and food have always been problematic for me. 1,483 more words