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3. No one is celebrating heart disease, don’t be an idiot.

Calling Myself “Fat” Isn’t Brave, It’s Just True

Fat is just an adjective that describes something, like short or old or, in the case of this article, ridiculous. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
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Briana Hernandez, Mama Fierce Blog

Confronting And Crushing Weight-Gain Anxiety

Diet culture teaches us is that the grass is always greener on the skinnier side of our memories. I'm confronting my own weight-gain anxiety. Read...
Briana Hernandez    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
It’s taken me much longer to figure out how to simply eat in a way that feels right in my body, and to accept my body for what it is — broken, fat, and mine.

On Learning To Accept My Chronically Ill Body

My only regret is that I wasted nearly 40 years trying to bend my chronically ill body to an imaginary idea of perfection. Read...
Jody Allard of Role Reboot    |   10.27.17   |   SHARE
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MealEnders: A lame excuse for dessert.

What Is A "MealEnder?" (Is It Not Dessert? Def Thought It Was Dessert.)

Inquiring minds want to know - what is a MealEnder? No, it's apparently not dessert. So right off the bat, the name of the product is misleading. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.9.17   |   SHARE
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We need to talk about how the APA is Fat-Shaming Kids!

APA To Release Guidelines For Fat-Shaming Kids For Profit

What happens when you suggest diet behavior to a kid who’s about to grow a foot? How do you affect their growth? How to you affect their health? This Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Fat

We’ve criminalized fat for so long that we’ve all but forgotten that fat is not just helpful, but necessary. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.6.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Being naked feels so good that I half expect it to show up as the latest Gwenyth Paltrow-backed panacea on Goop.

Whenever I Hate My Body, I Get Naked

Some days I feel like a Botticelli, some days I feel like a sexy, dumpy baby. Even when I am naked, my frame of reference is limited. I have not seen Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   07.3.17   |   SHARE

Hungry For Connection: How Opening Up About My Eating Disorder Still Left Me Isolated

For me, eating is like going to the dentist. I know I have see the dentist, but I don’t enjoy it. Eating three meals a day is like going to the Read...
Maya Schall    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE