I Know It Says It’s Not a Diet, But Here’s How to Know For Sure…

I Know It Says It’s Not a Diet, But Here’s How to Know For Sure…

The diet industry knows that you want to be healthy and they know you don't want to be on a diet, so they have changed their marketing strategy to make you think that diets are healthy and that they aren't diets.  They use some reasonable sounding nutrition advice to sell you on all the benefits [...]

Don’t Let the Diet Industry Ruin Your Holidays!

Don’t Let the Diet Industry Ruin Your Holidays!

Whether you're a big raging unapologetic radical feminist like myself who has fully embraced body acceptance OR you're still catching up and are still invested in some form of weight loss, it doesn't matter, this message is for all. If you live on planet earth, you might have noticed that holidays have become a big [...]

Mom School

Mom School

I'm currently taking a continuing education course through the city to get a certificate as a medical billing coding specialist.  It's the kind of practical thing my mom has always hoped I would do and I have always run as fast away from as I can.  We meet in a 6th grade social studies classroom. [...]

The Big Fat Lies

The Big Fat Lies

(Originally posted 4/22/15 on my old site) It starts with: Being fat is wrong and bad. Then these lies follow: Especially if you're a woman... Because... Being fat prevents you from being beautiful. If you're not beautiful nobody can or should love you. Men will not find you attractive. What men think of you is [...]