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Let’s (Not) Talk About Trump’s Weight

I really don’t like having to defend anything about Donald Trump. Look what you’ve made me do. It came out that “President” Trump, following a physical, is supposedly 6'3" and 239 pounds. Why we are supposed to care about this, I don’t know (actually I d ...

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Things I Will Never Say About Food

Our culture has a pretty messed-up attitude toward food. That's not really up for debate, as the evidence is everywhere. Diet culture is rampant, and many culturally-acceptable things that get said about eating, not eating, exercising, weight, and so fort ...

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I’m Just Here for the Savasana

How many yoga classes a week are too many? I'm asking for a friend. OK, I'm kidding. But I have become a little bit obsessed with yoga lately. Now, I don't want to come across as the type of person who will tell you that it will fix everything from ...

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Keep Your Body Issues Away From My Dog

I briefly mentioned Wesley, my foster chihuahua, awhile back in a general post about life. Since then, I have officially adopted him and we're very happy together. What I'm not happy about, however, is the comments I get from strangers about his body. ...

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More Fact-Based Shows, Please

I've been obsessed for a little while now with the show Adam Ruins Everything. If you've never watched it, you should. The premise is basically to use experts and factual sources to debunk commonly-held misconceptions. They've tackled a lot of topics, lik ...

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You Don’t Get a Cookie for Wanting to Tap This

If you've been paying attention over the past few days, you may have seen a viral post going around by a man talking about his wife's body. I'm not going to link to it, but the basic gist is that she's a little curvy and he still manages to love her any ...

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Life Gets in the Way

In the time since I last posted, a lot has happened. Or, at least, enough has happened that it hijacked my brain and made things like blogging seem impossible. Mainly, my wonderful new apartment has turned out to be not-so-wonderful. See, not too lon ...

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Stop Comparing Fatness to Smoking

I was on Facebook recently and made the mistake of reading comments on a post relating to fat. I know, when will I learn? GIF from Swear Trek One that struck me was along the lines of “what’s next, we’re gonna write about smoking acceptance?” Insert f ...

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You Don’t Need to Be Changing to Demand Respect

More and more often, we’ve been seeing pieces written by individuals who are calling out bigots for their horrible words or actions. This is great, but all too often the ones aimed at fat-shaming include some caveat about how the author has lost weight, i ...

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I Don’t Care If You’re Healthy

I’m sure that headline would be fodder for the haters, if this were a popular enough blog to have them. But it’s true. I don’t care how healthy you are. Why? Because it makes no difference in deciding whether you deserve to be treated humanely or not. ...