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Your Diet is Boring and Sad (and triggering)

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When you talk about dieting, you may be triggering people you care about. If you don’t want to hurt people you like, please stop talking about dieting.

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.”

A little foreknowledge can save you a lot of heartache…

I’d rather know as early as possible someone’s political or religious beliefs — because they could negatively affect my life.

How not to be a dick to your friend/loved one/relative with eating disorders

Content warning: disordered eating, fatphobia, misogynistic language, description of child abuse Note: this is written based on my own personal experience with relatives, friends, loved ones, and my eating disorders. Other people may have different eating disorders and different experiences, and my post is in now way trying to speak for them. It’s just me venting about stuff that I… Read more »

I didn’t use to think I was pretty; or, In defense of the selfie

If you spend any time on the internet you know that the word selfie often takes on connotations that are disparaging. Only self-centred hipsters do that, people might say, or Selfies are for women/girls who are attention-whores. (And yes, women are always “attention-whores”; they are never simply self-centred. Hooray sexist gendered language!) And perhaps the selfie has become a bit… Read more »

[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

Amoeba Cat and the Ogre go on a road trip (and see some kittens; also — Reading Rainbow)

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[content warning: mention of disordered eating and fatphobia] This past weekend was the BC Day long weekend (I believe the first Monday in August is the long weekend across Canada, with Province-specific holidays; I know it was Alberta Heritage Day as well as BC Day, f’ex), so I got to spend four days at the Ogre’s house instead of just… Read more »

5 Things I’ll Do That’ll Make Me Happy

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It’s Friday, so you know what that means. It’s time for me to share with you my assignment #1 of The Nearsighted Owl’s How To Be a Fat Bitch Ecourse. Week 1’s assignment was “Write down 5 things that you are going to do that make you happy. Not “even though you are fat” but because you are fat and… Read more »

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 »