Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Relief

I have a very busy life right now as a grad student in one of the most demanding fields and a part-time job as well.  Last year was the same, only I was also trying to gather up some self-control … Continue reading

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Sometimes I buy clothing that’s too big for me

Before getting into FA, I had never bought anything in a plus-size store.  This definitely exposes some of my previous privilege, because I didn’t have to buy plus-size clothing.  I could get by (however physically uncomfortably) without it.  I do … Continue reading

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YOU don’t want to pay for the health of a “morbidly obese” person? and how to talk about being fat

I was discussing national health care with my cousin, and both of us were pretty much saying that we don’t know enough about how these things (the economy, government, etc.) work to be able to say what the best type … Continue reading

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Changes I made (actively or naturally) following the decision not to try to lose weight ever again

– Instead of taking fat-hate-talk personally, I come home and browse the fatosphere for a sane perspective. – In fat acceptance, I have a new favorite topic to research or buy books about, a new “hobby” in fact. – I … Continue reading

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