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Blog posts May 2010

My fat is a gift

May 29, 2010

Someone wrote on the Fatosphere earlier this month about their fat as protection, as a way of being less noticable to men and therefore harassed less often.  A few years ago while I was working at a local tea-house, the manager and I had a similar co…

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May 16, 2010

That'd be my age today.  I was born feet first with the cord around my neck.  My mom smoked during her pregnancy.  I've fallen off horses, been in car accidents, had a baby via c-section, travelled long distances by car and plane, gone walking in the…

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Fat and Disability

May 7, 2010

Renee Martin, who writes for Womanist Musings, has an excellent piece up right now that illustrates her worldview as a fat, disabled, woman of colour.  I strongly recommend it!  A short snippit:

How can you claim health at any size when people who…

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I hate scales-and some political news

May 2, 2010

First, the politics.  It looks like Minnesota may get some new legislation on the books soon to address eating disorders in that state.  Two senators from Minnesota, both Democrats, and a third from Iowa, have put forth The Federal Response to Elimi…

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