Archive for: Fat Acceptance

Feb 5th, 2008

Link-fest No.2

Fillyjonk at Shapely Prose has something to say about making the most of the body you’re living in now instead of waiting till you’re thin. John Scalzi has finished the manuscript for Zoe’s Tale shares some thoughts about the writing process. I found my way to yogabeans! via Fussy – surreal…. I recently discovered Pioneer […]

Jan 16th, 2008

Nat made me teary

Tardie aka Nat has a post on her blog today in which she shares a story that brought tears to my eyes, it’s titled “Shh…let me tell you a secret…” and here’s a few extracts (go read the whole thing though, won’t you?) Once upon a time there was a young girl who loved to […]

Jan 1st, 2008

Resolutions

I’m not much of a fan of New Years resolutions normally but I do have a few things in mind this year. I’ve already made a start on all of them which makes me feel more comfortable talking about it because I figure I’ve avoided the New Years resolution jinx, you know, the one where […]

Oct 31st, 2007

Link-fest No.1

Not sure how often I’ll post one of these, probably whenever I’ve collected a decent number of links and before they get too out of date. On Alas! A blog Myca links to a series of essays titled “Christians in the Hand of an Angry God” posted by bradhicks on his LJ. (The LJ posts […]

Sep 27th, 2007

“Stop putting life on hold”

I’m grappling with a certain degree of cognitive dissonance about what I’m doing here. I’ve been reading some stuff on the Fat Acceptance movement, mostly at Shapely Prose and various feminist sites. The idea that no-one should be judged or limited by society due to their physical characteristics has a very strong appeal, also the […]