When I was 18 years old I was in a circumstance that left me with AUD$20 (approx US$15) every week as my grocery budget. My grocery list included a bag or two of plain dry pasta, a loaf of bread, a tub of margarine, and a carton of cage eggs. 942 more words
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As promised, I’ve just drawn the two winners for the online registration for the Fat Studies: Identity, Agency, Embodiment conference!
I had 11 entries (one commenter asked not to be entered to the competition) and used an online random number generator to pick the two winners. 86 more words
In honour of Musical Theatre Productions London’s presentation of Heathers: The Musical, we’ve brought in an all-star team to talk about the 80’s cult classic teen movie that started it all, 158 more words
As always, thanks to Tante Terri for working with me on these. Let’s begin!
March 14, 2016: As more children have eating disorders, often triggered by school programs such as public weighing and BMI report cards, parents are fighting to stop these school programs, which have no proven benefits, in favor of those that focus on making all children healthier. 498 more words