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Here’s How To Sleep Like A Teenager Again

When was the last time you got a decent night’s sleep?

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Allergy Shaming Is A Thing, And It Needs To Stop

I realized that allergies, much like mental health, are largely misunderstood and often dismissed as trivial or exaggerated.

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Fat Girls Take The Lead

We’ve seen the fat leads who hate themselves; we’ve seen the fat leads who learn to love themselves in spite of their body...

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I Spoke Up About Being Size Inclusive; Dove Listened

This article first appeared on Plus Mommy and has been republished with permission. Read...

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Please Don’t Compliment My Weight Loss

I’m not exactly sure how to take this. Is being thin a consolation prize for being sick?

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Why Is It So Hard For A Fat Person To Find A Comfortable Place To Sit In San Francisco?

It’s important to recognize that tiny or unsupportive seats (no matter how beautiful) send a silent but powerful message about who has the right Read...

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Take The Cake: Why It’s Important to Preach To The Choir

It takes a lot of ongoing effort, labor, and love to fight for justice and to question the culture. People in the “choir” opt out of fitting in or Read...

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Take The Cake: On International Women’s Day I Celebrate The 31% Stock Plummet of WW

I can think of few things more worthy of celebrating on International Women’s Day than the slow and very public decline of a company that has Read...