When I go to the doctor’s office, I have stopped looking at the number on the scale. The last time I looked, I was thrown into a depressive tizzy that lasted for months. Definitely not helpful and I gained more weight during that time. It’s better to ignore the numbers and move forward with changingContinue reading “True Confessions Friday:: I define myself by a number on a scale.”
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Big can be beautiful? Really?
Until I saw this news article, I had no idea that Mia Tyler existed. Captivated by the title of a plus-sized model who wanted to commit suicide, I decided to give the article a looksy. Apparently Aerosmith’s Steve Tyler has another little girl besides actress Liv Tyler (who is one of my favorite actresses) andContinue reading “Big can be beautiful? Really?”
Does this swimsuit make me look fat?
I’ve probably never looked this good in a suit, but you get the idea…. I love swimming, especially the first moment when I get into the water. It feels cool (sometimes cold) and refreshing. There’s an instant where I wonder–should I do it now? The colder the water, the longer it takes. But eventually, aContinue reading “Does this swimsuit make me look fat?”
Wii Be Fat
This is actually the Japanese Wii Fit box. I’m pretty sure i couldn’t stand on one leg with my arms in the air. Wii Fit which debuts May 19 in the U.S. was released last month in Europe (is it me or do they get everything first?) and apparently the game told an active 10Continue reading “Wii Be Fat”
Growing Up Fat: Identity Crisis
By Amy Sondova I’ve always been one to stand out in a crowd. Not because I’m beautiful or tall or loud or all that interesting, but because I’m fat. At times, I’ve been the widest person in the room. Of course now that I’ve lost 50 pounds and dropped two clothes sizes, there are generallyContinue reading “Growing Up Fat: Identity Crisis”
Queen Sized: Fat Chicks Can Rule
“Pretty girl gets pretty boy.” “You have such a pretty face…and such an ugly body.” “All anyone is ever going to see when they look at you is fat.” “If you knew that people would like you better if you lost weight, aren’t you just punishing yourself?” These are all lines from the new T.V.Continue reading “Queen Sized: Fat Chicks Can Rule”
No Fat Chicks
“Of course fat people have fat friends. Thin people don’t want to be seen with them; they’re fat.”–Denny Crane, “Boston Legal” (Portrayed by William Shatner) The last two weeks the hit legal show “Boston Legal” has been wrestling with the issue of obesity in the workplace. Named partner of Crane, Poole, & Schmidt Denny CraneContinue reading “No Fat Chicks”
Liberation Through Skeletons in the Closet
One of my newspaper columns from when I was in college (a liberal women’s college at that)… Liberation Through Skeletons in the Closet Hi everyone. In case you haven’t noticed I’m fat. Those of you who don’t know me personally now know my secret. And the funny thing about being fat is that society hasContinue reading “Liberation Through Skeletons in the Closet”