Tag Archives: fat acceptance

Two Crowdfunding Projects I think you should support (if you’re able)

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By supporting these projects you’re helping make the world a safer place for people like me.

We’re not public property

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A quote from Rachele’s amazing rant about the scummy, scamming diet company “Venus Factor.”

I’ll “Fat Talk” as Much as I Gorram Please

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What I take issue with in this video is the labeling of self-hatred as “fat talk”.

[quote of the day] September 5th, 2013

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If you gave a good goddamn about the health of fat people, you’d shut up about our fatness. You are destroying our mental health — and that can kill a person just as surely as anything else. —Marianne Kirby, “This Fat News Anchor is Mad — And Not Going to Take Being Bullied Anymore”, xojane

In other news, I hate leafblowers

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You may notice some changes around here. Try not to panic. I’m just re-vamping my brand. Ok, you know I hate “author brand” stuff. Mainly because I feel I can never settle on anything. Well, I was feeling the need to change up the blog for a while. Bacon and Whiskey wasn’t what I was writing about, so it had… Read more »

Eating Disorders and Losing Weight (trigger warning: disordered eating, mental health issues, fatphobia)

I suppose I’m continuing in a somewhat depressive vein, here, but it needs to be said. I’m a fat-positive activist, and I believe in HAES — Health At Every Size. Fat people are still people and should be treated like human beings, instead of like second class citizens or monsters who live in catacombs below the opera house. Which, yeah,… Read more »

Tales from the Fat Side: Coldstone’s Cold Shoulder

Today a friend and I decided to go to Tim Horton’s for some Coldstone’s ice cream. I was really happy when Coldstone’s came up here from the States, as it had been a favourite of mine when I lived in Hawaii. The fact that it’s in Tim Horton’s means it’s easier to convince my boyfriend to go and get it,… Read more »

Why words like “overweight” bother me.

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If you’ve been paying attention the past several years, you’ll know we have an “obesity epidemic” on our hands. Well, that’s what they like to call it. I don’t, because it makes it seem like we fat people are the disease. The way we get treated by most people, you’d think we were. I don’t mind the descriptor “fat”. In… Read more »