Tag Archives: Health

Hi Blog! A rambly return

Three months since I last posted!  There have been many times I’ve wanted to write something, but I’ve been so busy finishing up grad school (and all the things that come with that–important final projects, applying for jobs, considering moving, … Continue reading

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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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Yay for Lesley Kinzel, taking fat acceptance mainstream

I totally have a project due tomorrow (oh grad school, I love you, but I’m exhausted and can’t wait for May when you’ll be over), and shouldn’t be writing this post, but whatever–this is important stuff! Lesley Kinzel’s blog was … Continue reading

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How about “Tell Loved Ones You Respect Their Right to Take Care of Themselves”?

I read this terrifying article yesterday after some one linked to it on Twitter (via LinkedIn–I don’t follow this person on Twitter, and if LinkedIn weren’t more about professional connections than people-I-like-or-find-interesting, I wouldn’t be linked to him there either … Continue reading

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What I need yoga for right now

Yesterday I needed to starting working on a BIG PROJECT–my thesis project for grad school, in which I am attempting to relate body politics to architecture and eventually create a design.  It’s quite overwhelming, because I’m linking things that haven’t … Continue reading

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The Doctor

**Trigger Warning for discussion of weight losses and gains and bmi, binge eating disorder, and gynecological examinations** I went to the gynecologist today for the first time in two years (I’d been busy and just kind of lost track of … 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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