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Blog posts February 2011

I know what's best for YOU

February 25, 2011

Hello dear readers! It's been a bit of a wonky week here; I've been off from class but our family has been going through something so I've been sad and avoidant.  Feeling better today though so I thought I'd write something so you'd know I didn't die…

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Diversity is Good

February 17, 2011

Yesterday I spent the afternoon at a diversity symposium at my university.  (I live tweeted the keynote address on Canadian immigration if anyone is interested; the hashtag is #diversitysymposium)  The symposium is the result of nearly a year's work …

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February 15, 2011

Today has been an absolutely trainwreck in American prochoice news.  Go check out Shakesville to get up to speed and please if you care about women at all, and/or if you're a fan of small government, call and email your reps to stop these heinous pi…

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Hollowed by the spoon of illness

February 14, 2011

The last two days have been really unpleasant.  Halfway through the shows on Saturday afternooon my babysitter called to let us know that Gabe had started randomly vomiting; no fever, nothing else, just unable to keep his food down.  We got home afte…

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Short note

February 11, 2011

Tonight is the opening night for the Vagina Monologues; the next 48 hours or so are going to be absolutely BANANAS.  On the good side, however, I've been accepted into the Canadian Blogosphere *points right* and the Fat Liberation Feed.  Yay networki…

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Junior Sizes

February 10, 2011

Yesterday I was at the mall desperately searching for Something To Wear for the show while waiting for my hair appointment.  I managed to score a fire engine red skirt (with pockets!) for $5.99 at Fairweather and some cute earrings (3/$10 at Ardene's…

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Some small updates

February 8, 2011

To the right you'll notice a maple leaft; I've started the process to join the Canadian Progressive Bloggers group. Yay me!  I've also figured out how to add a feed reader to the wider Fatty o'Sphere and tried to add in the Fat Liberation Feed but co…

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Tunes Tuesday

February 8, 2011

One of the hardest things I've found is to forgive myself for mistakes, for saying or doing mean things to me (and to others).  This new song by Playing For Change hit close to home this morning, as I've been freaking out a bit over what to wear for …

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February 6, 2011

Apparently this bears repeating*: No person is under any obligation to be attractive or healthy. Obviously being healthy or trying to attain a certain level of health has benefits, but noone's obligated to do so. There's more to being on this ea…

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Dr. Sharma is my hero

February 3, 2011

Not only has Dr. Sharma come out and said that we need to be focusing on people's health and NOT their weight, he continues to poke at the medical conumdrum that is obesity, ask interesting questions and point out the paradoxes.  I started following …

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HR3 and the oxymoron of Forcible Rape

January 31, 2011

My little activism badge is back, this time with a very important piece of teaspooning for all people in the U.S, man and woman, fat and thin, and everyone in between.  If you're not sure what I'm talking about head over over to Shakesville and Tige…

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