body image

Weight Loss is Not a Magic Key to Happiness

Ah, Reddit. On the one hand, you are great for things like television show fandom and I spent way too many hours in the Westworld subreddit during the first season. On the other hand, you encourage and harbor some really fucking toxic attitudes and ideas. And then yesterday, while perusing the Relationships subreddit, I came… Continue reading Weight Loss is Not a Magic Key to Happiness

body image, diet culture bullshit

Yes, you can have weight loss goals and still be body positive

Over the past few weeks, I've had multiple followers on Instagram send me messages asking about my opinion regarding weight loss and body positivity. Specifically, they were wondering if I thought it was possible to reconcile the two. What I'm about to say is going to be rather controversial and/or unpopular among some in the… Continue reading Yes, you can have weight loss goals and still be body positive

body image, popular culture

My Body Positive Pop Culture Role Models

There's been a lot of online discussion as of late about the representation of fat people in the media, in particular television shows and movies. Most shows and movies that feature a fat person do a terrible job of accurate and compassionate representation, often sticking us into very narrow stereotypical tropes like "the funny friend"… Continue reading My Body Positive Pop Culture Role Models