by Ragen Chastain When I was in college I had knee pain. I was at the lowest weight of my adult life thanks to an as-yet undiagnosed eating disorder. I… Read More »When Prejudice Precludes Proper Healthcare
by Virgie Tovar, MA Note from your blog committee: The following op-ed by Virgie Tovar was originally published on Virgie’s website. It is posted on the Health At Every Size® Blog, with… Read More »I’m A Fat Anti-Assimilationist (and No I’m Not Sorry)
by Lana Simmons, NASM-CPT, RYT-200 It’s 2011 and I’m sitting in my Doctor’s office, naked from the waist down with only a thin paper blanket covering me, hoping this OB/GYN visit… Read More »Fat, Health, and Being an Advocate With Your Doctor
by Dr. Jenny Copeland “Shame needs three things to grow exponentially in our lives: secrecy, silence, and judgment.” ~ Brené Brown, PhD, LCSW ~ Body terrorism. Weight stigma. Shame. These are… Read More »The Time Has Come: #StopTheShame with ASDAH and Women’s Health Magazine
Don’t blame the fat-shaming Lilly Pulitzer employee. Blame the culture that supports our self-loathing. Then help change it.
by Harriet Brown They were the office decorations seen around the world. Or at least the internet. A New York Magazine slideshow of life behind the scenes at Lilly Pulitzer, a women’s… Read More »Don’t blame the fat-shaming Lilly Pulitzer employee. Blame the culture that supports our self-loathing. Then help change it.