Archive for: Fat Acceptance

May 13th, 2009

Quick Hit: The Gruen Transfer

In tonight’s episode of The Gruen Transfer the challenge for the segment titled The Pitch, in which “two of the advertising industry’s finest agencies are pitted against each other and challenged with selling the unsellable”, was as follows: “We live in a country and culture obsessed with thinness. Every day and in every way, plus-sized […]

Sep 28th, 2008

Interesting

I have not weighed myself for nearly 2 months. I’ve been eating what I wanted, when I wanted. I’ve been walking the dog but not doing much else by way of exercise. I haven’t been thinking about food all the time. Last night I was out with friends having an awesome meal at Chinta Ria, […]

Sep 24th, 2008

Link-fest No. 6

Feel like reading something silly? There’s a new post up on yogabeans! A review of Deadwood on Heroine Content. Train your goldfish with a training kit from ThinkGeek. Ninja cat comes closer without moving PhysioProf and Dr Isis are engaged in a recipe war. I find it oddly compelling. The Vorkosigan Companion will be mine. […]

Aug 30th, 2008

It’s been a long day

You know how I said I might try ice-skating today? Well, I did. I was really apprehensive because I had memories from the last time I tried, years ago, of being so distressed that all I wanted to do was hide somewhere and cry. I remembered that my feet had been in agony but I […]

Aug 28th, 2008

Being everything I can be

I read a post on Nat’s blog this morning that got me thinking. Here’s the bit that gave the old brain cells a prod: …even now, ‘just’ 52 kilos lighter I am much more of a person than I ever was before. This seems so shallow but it reinforces my belief that we categorise ourselves […]

Feb 26th, 2008

Still doing the Weight Watchers thing

It just went a little haywire there for a while. For most of February I’d been feeling really down, overwhelmed by the smallest things, unable to get going on anything much, grouchy, stressed, wanting to spend my days curled up in a corner in denial of reality and generally pretty unpleasant to be with. Then […]