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Blog posts February 2010

Reposting: Today in Fat Hatin'

February 26, 2010

Over at Shakesville (points to the right sidebar) Liss has a great post up today that focuses on a recent British study in which 6 year old girls think that being skinny will make them more popular and happy.  These girls, she says, are the ones who…

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Linking out today

February 20, 2010

My house is currently a total disaster after getting back four boxes and a cooler of items from Thunder Bay so I'm just posting up a couple of quick things. 

My friend Sugar has a great post up today titled "Of Movement and Fat Bodies".

The new gro…

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I prefer good food over flowers

February 16, 2010

Remember just a little while ago I said I was hanging up my oven mitts for good?  Well, I guess that's not entirely true.  I wish it was, but I DO enjoy cooking now and then.  Last night, for example, we had homemade potato soup, homemade pudding (no…

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Why I Think There's No Obesity Epidemic

February 15, 2010

Over the past two years I've been reading the fatosphere I've come across SO MANY links to news articles, journals and magazines that point to a made-up epidemic it's not even funny.  It's tragic.  The media, and now even the First Lady of the United…

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Silent Bob not so silent about Southwest Air

February 14, 2010

So last night after our weekly Pathfinder game I was cruisin' the fatosphere and noticed that Big Fat Deal blog had posted up a story about director Kevin Smith getting booted off a Southwest Air flight AFTER he had paid and was seated with the arm r…

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Angry with RAGE

February 11, 2010

Good evening/morning, Fatosphere!  Thanks to Erylin over at Fat and Sassy (http://erylin.wordpress.com/2010/02/11/obesity-tipping-point-as-low-as-3-months-diet-formula-for-you-baby/), word of a new study has reached me warning of an obesity tipping …

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Food in the closet

February 10, 2010

Big Fat Blog has an excellent take-down of an ABC article and video concerning an 11 year old who is sneaking food.  http://www.bigfatblog.com/what-do-about-your-fat-kid-sneaking-food. 

One of the comments said, quite accurately, "It seems to me t…

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OFFS Leave the kids alone!

February 9, 2010

So Michelle Obama has unveiled her plan to combat childhood obesity by saying "Let's Move!" (http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/02/09/obama.child.obesity/index.html?hpt=T1 Seriously?  SERIOUSLY?!  Let's move?  What an ablelist statement, first of all. …

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quick hit; blog font colour

February 7, 2010

Hello, peeps!  I realized the other night that writing in green might not be the best choice of colour; if someone is colour blind or otherwise vision impaired, they might not be able to see what I'm writing (and probably would've stopped reading by …

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My diet or Why I don't enjoy chocolate anymore

February 6, 2010

Ry and I are starting to see a pattern; dark chocolate gives me migraines.  This is a very sad day for me as I LOVE chocolate.  Every year for Christmas, Santa remembers to bring me  a box of dark chocolate Pot of Golds.  Chocolate covered raisins ar…

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Changing the dynamics in the kitchen

February 2, 2010

It's official; I've hung up my oven mitts.  For the past 6 years I've been the chef; I've made food that's tasty, usually not burnt, mostly nutritious and on the table when we're hungry.  All of a sudden, just the past two weeks or so, the hubby has …

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