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Living While Fat

Articles on being fat and alive at the same time

Skinny People Have Problems

January 8, 2016 | | 4 Comments

This article is part of a series titled Living While Fat. (I never know what type of photo to use with these posts, so enjoy this shouting bear.)

I forget that thin people have problems.

It’s weird. I know a … Read More

The Hard Part

August 21, 2015 | | 2 Comments

This article is part of a series called “Living While Fat.” Trigger warning: I use some numbers in reference my body size and a lot of negative talk in the following article.

“I am so tired of hating my body,” … Read More

Interview: The Tummy Project

August 29, 2014 |

Today I am thrilled to share an interview I did with Christine Thomas, my friend and curator of The Tummy Project–“a place for encouragement, acceptance, & love for others and, especially, for ourselves.” I asked Christine about her work to … Read More

Sometimes You’re Right: On Fat Discrimination and Doing It Anyway

April 11, 2014 | | 2 Comments

(image: the fatty in question in her natural habitat)

This article is part of an ongoing series about Living While Fat

The other night I had insomnia. I had no reason to be awake but I was, just staring at … Read More

Living While Fat: Angry Edition

February 28, 2014 |

This article is part of a series on the radical act of living while fat.

I started to write a long article about exercise tips for fat fatties just now. I got a thousand words in and quit, because I … Read More

Living the Fat Lifestyle: Clothes Edition

January 17, 2014 | | 4 Comments

(taking silly pictures of myself. UGH this word of the year thing sucks.)

I have been out of the fat closet for a while now. Well, I guess I’m in the fat closet because nothing in the thin closet would fit … Read More