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For Fat Patients and Their Doctors. "The fat person goes to the doctor, and there is a greater than 50% chance that the doctor will view them as awkward, unattractive, ugly, and noncompliant, and a nearly 30% chance that the nurse will be “repulsed” by them.  (All of the evidence is linked at the bottom of this post)" << Brilliant post with excellent resources.

Great article about how obese/overweight people are treated at the doctor's office and exploring those issues.

Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders

The Eating Disorders Coalition is the advocacy organization for eating disorders. We advance the recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority at the federal and state level.

Self-care isn’t meant to be another item that you need to check off your to-do list.

Why is self-care important to living an intentional life?

Self-care isn’t meant to be another item that you need to check off your to-do list.

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12 Homemade Valentines That Won’t Terrify Your Casual Hookup

Why You Should Never, Ever Use A Debit Card #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/how-to-use-a-credit-card#slide-14  So you’ve got some credit card debt? Well, you’re not alone: 38% of all U.S. households carry some credit card debt. And with cost of living so high (especially in major cities), salaries stagnant, and many of us plagued by student loan debt as well, it can be really hard to pay off your credit card d...

Why You Should Never, Ever Use A Debit Card

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"Because.. self-acceptance should be step one." 26 People Explain Why They Stopped Trying To Lose Weight

26 People Share The Important Reasons They Stopped Dieting

self-acceptance should be step one." 26 People Explain Why They Stopped Trying To Lose Weight

10 Ways We Body Shame Women Without Realizing It (from #6-praise might feel like criticism. If someone points out that a person has lost weight, consider adding something like, “You’ve always been beautiful. I’m happy if you are happy.” But if a person doesn’t mention her weight loss, then you shouldn’t mention it either. Think of something else you can compliment.)

A love letter from your fat friend. – Your Fat Friend – Medium

Dear Fat

Dear fat, prepare to die. Love, me. « Run, for your life!

Ugh

The time your eyebrows just could not get it together. 23 Times Makeup Was Not On Your Side

I STAND  against shaming people "for their own good." Hate does not equal Health.      Stop Weight Bigotry | Health At Every Size (R)      * Part of Marilyn Wann's Awesome "I Stand" campaign. *

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I STAND against shaming people "for their own good." Hate does not equal Health. Stop Weight Bigotry

I thoroughly enjoy minding my own business... So please don't invite me into yours.

I thoroughly enjoy minding my own business. Actually would prefer not even minding mine.

I love this - right on!   This is for all my girls! You are beautiful!

I STAND for a world where body hatred is no longer a rite of passage for girls. Stop Weight Bigotry

And here is the fabulous Dr Linda Bacon  from HAES www.haescommunity.org

I Stand…

And here is the fabulous Dr Linda Bacon from HAES www.

Interview with Hanne Blank, on exercise:  "I got to a place where I figured out that I was entitled to actually just do what worked for me.  When the focus of my body practice shifted to making my body happier and more functional — instead of trying to make it look different, or weigh different, or be more pleasing to other people, or something like that — it dawned on me that really, that was all I had to care about."  bodypositiveyoga.com

Interview with Hanne Blank, author of The Unapologetic Fat Girl’s Guide to Exercise

I Stand... against teaching kids to hate their bodies. Hate =/= health.

I stand, weight stigma, has

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