I’m not exactly sure how to take this. Is being thin a consolation prize for being sick?
It takes a lot of ongoing effort, labor, and love to fight for justice and to question the culture. People in the “choir” opt out of fitting in or playing nice. We dedicate a lot of time to being conscientious citizens.
Weight Watchers announced on Monday that they are changing their name to WW to reflect their focus on wellness and health. This is BS.
Bodies of all sizes do amazing stuff all the time. Don't let fatphobia hijack your body's right to exist in all its vast complexity.
The wound of codependency leaves a haunting question in its wake: Do I actually matter? Diet culture’s answer to fat people is: no.
The “Snake-Diet” is just another fad diet that claims to cure you of your fat — but it’s also different, it’s dangerous. I'm going to tell you why.
You do not have to hate your body — but you don’t have to love it either. While I'm happy with my fat body, I miss being thin.
I’m a survivor — of fat camp. How terrible could a weight-loss camp be? Well, it was bad enough that I’m still dealing with its after-effects decades later.
It took me a long time to bury the dream of being thin. For some people it doesn’t take much to let go, and for others it’s a slow series of awakenings.
Hi, my name is Virgie and I’m a fat girl who loves food. During my years of restricting I thought about food more than I thought about most things.