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Blog posts November 2010

Poverty and Diabetes: BFF

November 26, 2010

I've got a post up today over at the Fierce Fatties blog highlighting a study done that shows a stronger link between poverty and diabetes than obesity and diabetes.  Check it out!

In other news, my doctor doesn't think I'm on the road to diabetes, …

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A Vegan No More

November 22, 2010

I've considered becoming a vegetarian before, for ethical reasons, but something about it never really struck true with me.  Not only was I afraid I wouldn't get what I needed, but I figured I don't have the willpower to give up some foods I *really*…

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Quick hit: Dear Fried Food

November 19, 2010

Dear fried food,

  You and I go back a long way; dad's fish is one of my fondest memories from living at home, and where would I be without A&W, Wendy's and McDonalds to keep me going on busy days, not to mention pizza and panzarottis?  Seriously, c…

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Short Hiatus

November 15, 2010

This week is looking to be quite busy, but not in the fun way.  My paternal grandmother passes away Saturday afternooon after a long fight with Alzheimer's.  She'd been living in a full-time care facility since my grandfather passed away in the sprin…

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November 8, 2010

A big thank you to everyone who took the time (and will take the time) to comment on my last post.  It's helping to clearly define what my thinking is about current and possible future weight gain.  It has a lot to do with self-image, not as much to …

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How does getting fatter work with FA?

November 7, 2010

Today we went and got our annual family photos done.  I couldn't help but think while looking over what was taken "Wow, I've really packed on the pounds this year."  I've noticed it before, mind you, in less of a visual and more of a physical way; ha…

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Comments light?

November 4, 2010

Hello Fatosphere (and other wonderful readers!) Is anyone having trouble with commenting? Or is my writing just so pitifully boring that noone wants to add anything?  A friend sent me a screen shot of the captcha yesterday that had some kind of far-e…

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Happy Meal Banned in San Francisco

November 3, 2010

That's right; any meal that serves a toy in the Golden Gate city must now meet certain nutritional standards.  The Happy Meal is a thing of the past, thanks to an 8-3 vote by the Board of Supervisors.  This is just the latest in a series of moves to …

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