Tag Archives: Food

Diet Culture. Also: Thin Friends

A grandmotherly figure in my life (not an actual grandmother) once said that people tend to make friends with people of the same height.  I was a teenager at the time, and super idealistic (I’m still idealistic, but perhaps more … Continue reading

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A Letter

The following is a draft of a theoretical “coming out as fat” letter I might send to people who know me. “Hi Family and Friends! I’m fat!  In case you haven’t seen me in a while and are still picturing … Continue reading

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Ellyn Satter’s relevance for me

“The feeding relationship is characteristic of the overall parent-child relationship.  Distortions that show up in feeding are likely to appear in other aspects of the interactions.” (Ellyn Satter, “The Feeding Relationship”) Today it occurred to me that I might understand … Continue reading

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Frozen

I’ve written about this in several other posts, but it just keeps happening!  Someone says something negative about fat, and I just mentally freeze and don’t know what to say!  And if I do say something, it’s not the right … 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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Where is all the Full-Fat yogurt?

I was food-shopping today at Trader Joe’s, and I really like greek-style yogurt with fruit in it, but they only had two fruity greek yogurts available.  I’d tried one of them before and wasn’t that impressed, so I took the … Continue reading

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Rebounding

Trigger warning for discussion of a dieting past and for some discussion of eating disorders I read this old post from the Shapely Prose Archive on demand eating, and the comments have given me some insight into my own experience … Continue reading

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