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Dear Oprah, Shut Up. #bread4ever

The Weight Watchers thing? Stop it. Sell your shares back. Image: Youtube.

In February, you gave me that soul-punching gaze again and told me it's okay to eat bread while we obtain Our Best Bodies. You lost 26(!) pounds and you eat bread every damn day! I feel how miraculous this is for you because you've probably made bread evil, along with All The Carbs and fat on your body.

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Dear Oprah, Shut Up. #bread4ever

The Weight Watchers thing? Stop it. Sell your shares back. Image: Youtube.

In February, you gave me that soul-punching gaze again and told me it's okay to eat bread while we obtain Our Best Bodies. You lost 26(!) pounds and you eat bread every damn day! I feel how miraculous this is for you because you've probably made bread evil, along with All The Carbs and fat on your body.

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OK, I Quit My Diet. Now What? #DitchTheDiet2016

Ask the author about the cake incident.

My first low-carb diet seemed like a miracle at the outset, but it ended badly when I found myself at a wedding reception eating countless pieces of discarded cake from the garbage can (ahem).

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Loving Your Body Isn't Easy #DitchTheDiet2016

Loving your body isn’t easy, but once you start, it gets easier.

How does that old cliché go? “Love is not a noun, it’s a verb”? Loving your body is a verb. It’s an action — and in many ways it’s a sacred and defiant one.

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Loving Your Body Isn't Easy #DitchTheDiet2016

Loving your body isn’t easy, but once you start, it gets easier.

How does that old cliché go? “Love is not a noun, it’s a verb”? Loving your body is a verb. It’s an action — and in many ways it’s a sacred and defiant one.

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Separating Health and Weight #DitchTheDiet2016

It’s about feeling good physically, mentally, and emotionally.

What we really need is a better definition of health. One that is less about weight and more about the broader idea of what health is really about.

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Separating Health and Weight #DitchTheDiet2016

It’s about feeling good physically, mentally, and emotionally.

What we really need is a better definition of health. One that is less about weight and more about the broader idea of what health is really about.

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Why You Can't Do Away With Food Cravings #DitchTheDiet2016

Eat the ice cream and don't look back!

We are taught that cravings equal unhealthy and no cravings equal healthy. But guess what? I am here to tell you that you will never get rid of your cravings, and that it’s fully OK!

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Why You Can't Do Away With Food Cravings #DitchTheDiet2016

Eat the ice cream and don't look back!

We are taught that cravings equal unhealthy and no cravings equal healthy. But guess what? I am here to tell you that you will never get rid of your cravings, and that it’s fully OK!

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You Probably Don't Know You Have Disordered Eating #DitchTheDiet2016

It doesn't have to be this way...

I never used to think my eating or weight fixation was that weird...I just thought I was a health nut.

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