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I don't want to accept my body and I'm not ashamed to admit it.
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I’m not a passenger. I’m a burden and a problem to solve, like an overstuffed suitcase.
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Be warned, this post is about fat-shaming and weight loss, and it includes specific discussions about weight. (On the other hand, read on if you've been dying to know how much I weigh.)
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New research looks at the connections between obesity and economics, and big surprise, it turns out things are more complicated than just "personal responsibility" and "eating too much."
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If you ask me, the problem with glorifying obesity is that we need to do more of it.
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Samantha Brick's controversial article in the Daily Mail about how fat signifies failure resonated with me. And it made me throw out all of the leftover Easter candy.
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YOU CAN DO IT! You can go Spanx-free this party season! Also, let me tell you about my fat middle-roll which really needs a funny name like FUPA or whatever, so maybe we can brainstorm that, too.
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Nov 27, 2012 at 3:00pm | 430 comments

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Why are we so freakin' stingy with our sympathy when it comes to "enormous" fat women? What the hell is wrong with us?
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Jan 15, 2013 at 1:00pm | 409 comments

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This wasn't written about me (so far as I know). But as someone who's received a lot of this type of workout "encouragement" over the years, I have a response anyway.
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Britton Delizia has had ENOUGH of the oppression of slender, fit women. And she's doing something about it!
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Dec 5, 2012 at 9:00am | 402 comments

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The following day he posted my address and the addresses and phone numbers of my husband’s business, my family members and all the interviewees in our film on a site called pastebin.
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Fat-shaming has been a popular topic on this site, and I’ve avoided the topic like an out of state parking ticket, but I have something to say, now.
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No matter what I do, or how mindful I am about my eating and exercise habits (without pushing myself into unhealthy habits), the numbers keep crawling upward.
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Sep 2, 2013 at 3:00pm | 396 comments

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Contrary to popular belief, fatness does NOT automatically imply poor health and should not be a discriminating factor to consider when supplying a person with insurance anyway.
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Maybe I’ve personally reached a point where, forced to choose, I prefer rudeness to disingenuousness -- although I’d really prefer neither. At least when someone calls me a fatass, it’s sincere.
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Jun 5, 2014 at 11:00am | 385 comments

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I had seen "Mean Girls" and everything, but didn’t actually know that losing weight was going to subject me to jokes that a few months prior I would have thought were directed at me.
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