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7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Fat

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We’ve criminalized fat for so long that we’ve all but forgotten that fat is not just helpful, but necessary.

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I Tried Eating A Ketogenic Diet; Here’s What Happened

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I want to establish for you, that this wasn’t a moment of “weakness.” The choice to eat something, is a choice, not a personality flaw.

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I Didn't Need A Partner Or A 'Perfect' Body For Boudoir Photos — And Neither Do You

"I thought I had dealt with my body issues before I decided to do this shoot, but it turns out I was wrong."

I thought I had dealt with my body issues before I decided to do this shoot, but it turns out I was wrong.

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I Didn't Need A Partner Or A 'Perfect' Body For Boudoir Photos — And Neither Do You

"I thought I had dealt with my body issues before I decided to do this shoot, but it turns out I was wrong."

I thought I had dealt with my body issues before I decided to do this shoot, but it turns out I was wrong.

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Here's The Thing About Dieting: It Just Isn't Worth It

If life is like a box of chocolates, then I’m ready indulge before someone else eats all the double fudge truffles.

If forgoing all the foods I once loved to eat; if the hours clocked walking, swimming, and biking isn't doing it for me anymore, what will?

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Here's The Thing About Dieting: It Just Isn't Worth It

If life is like a box of chocolates, then I’m ready indulge before someone else eats all the double fudge truffles.

If forgoing all the foods I once loved to eat; if the hours clocked walking, swimming, and biking isn't doing it for me anymore, what will?

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It's OK To Be "Just OK" With Your Body

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I have dyspraxia, which means that I’m terribly clumsy. Where other people fetch a glass without even paying the action any notice, I have to think consciously about stretching my arm; about calculating the force with which my fingers will encompass the object, or about the way I’ll have to hold it in order not to drop it. Everyone does it, of course. But not everyone does it consciously, the way I do.

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The Pretty Big Dance Movement Wants Better Body Representation In Music

“I want to be the pioneer for plus-sized women”

“It’s about uplifting and empowering women to feel like they can be confident and do anything. Not just dance.”

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The Pretty Big Dance Movement Wants Better Body Representation In Music

“I want to be the pioneer for plus-sized women”

“It’s about uplifting and empowering women to feel like they can be confident and do anything. Not just dance.”

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It's OK To Be "Just OK" With Your Body

Image Credit: Brooke Cagle via Unsplash

I have dyspraxia, which means that I’m terribly clumsy. Where other people fetch a glass without even paying the action any notice, I have to think consciously about stretching my arm; about calculating the force with which my fingers will encompass the object, or about the way I’ll have to hold it in order not to drop it. Everyone does it, of course. But not everyone does it consciously, the way I do.

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