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Blog posts March 2010

Quick hit: I'm Not Playing Anymore!

March 27, 2010

I've got a short, punchy post up over at the Voltron Blog today; you should go read it!

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End of School Term insanity

March 24, 2010

Ok, so it's the end of the term, I have two papers due this friday (two big ones), and some other ones due by April 1st (ish).  I'm flipping out from the stress so I'm grabbing comfort food left and right and not giving a damn it being 'bad' or 'junk…

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The Food Police

March 24, 2010

Sinfest has a good comic up today that reflects some of our worst and/or extreme fears; the food police.  It's bad enough that a couple of years ago two guys down in Mississippi tried to pass legislation that would have banned obese people from resta…

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Scanning the headlines

March 21, 2010

It must be a slow night tonight because the Canadian news site CBC.ca doesn't have a single obesity or weight loss related post up in their Health section of the site.  I was looking through for something to write about or comment on but was left sor…

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Offended by fat

March 16, 2010

From Harriet Brown's excellent NY Times article comes this blog post by NAAFA:  "Offensively Fat: The Truth Behind Weight Stigma".

I love this part especially because it really speaks Truth: At the root of it lies the bigotry of disgust. Gays and l…

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Bikini Season

March 14, 2010

Huzzah! I'm no longer locked out of my own account.  That's what I get for writing down the password and forgetting where I put it.

A little while back, maybe a few months or so, I stumbled upon this great little site and author/artist Elizabeth Pat…

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Comfy thighs

March 5, 2010

Last night was a good night; for most of the evening I got to watch my niece and we ended up snuggled on the couch reading stories and watching Speed Racer, Gabe on one side of me, Arja on the other.  About 3/4 of the way through the movie, Gabe snug…

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I know what a calorie is!

March 3, 2010

I'm well aware of the idea 'calories in, calories out'.  It's a basic law of thermodynamics that energy can not be destroyed, only changes form.  That's cool.  But do a lot of people who harp on fat people about 'calories in, calories out' actually K…

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