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Blog posts December 2012

I Am Writing

December 31, 2012

Well, it's that time of year again; New Year's Resolutions time! Some years I make them, others I don't, and some years I make resolutions like this one posted by a friend on her Facebook wall: I resolve to drink, swear, eat, and tell the world to s…

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Happy Ending for 'too fat' TV Anchor

December 28, 2012

Well here's a little bright something for your Friday! (it's Friday already? wow.) TV anchor Jennifer Livingston from Wisconsin has been a big inspiration not only to me and I'm sure others in the Fatosphere, but to many others, so much so that she n…

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Calling Bullsh*%

December 27, 2012

Trigger warning for depression, suicidal thoughts, mental health, eating disorder talk

While catching the Comedy Network's All Access Muppet Gala on Christmas Eve I saw a very interesting commercial. Check it out:

Intrigued, I went over to CallB…

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Happy Solstice!

December 22, 2012

So the world didnt' end yesterday, not in the apocalyptical sense, anyway. I'm glad! I like it here. We spent the evening celebrating the return of the light/end of the world over at a friend's place and had a wonderful time. Because of the munchkins…

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12 Days of Fatmas: Elizabeth Patch & More to Love

December 20, 2012

Dear readers, I have a confession to make; I've been remiss in informing you about a series of special posts happening over at Fierce Fatties! Called "The 12 Days of Fatmas" we've been discussing some great gifts for our fat friends. You should defin…

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Obesity Bigger Killer than Malnutrition: Avaaz

December 19, 2012

For a long time I've been an activist; it began with speeches back in gradeschool and highschool oratory contests and being a member of my highschool's OSAID club (that's Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving). My final year of highschool I did t…

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Calories Burned While Parenting: HowtobeaDad.com

December 17, 2012

Hey folks, it's Monday again. What a weekend, eh? I spent a lot of it focusing on my family; putting up the tree, playing Pathfinder and celebrating the solstice a bit early. Axial tilt is the reason for the season! As we all know, a big part of the …

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Happy Friday! Music goodness

December 14, 2012

Here's a sweet tune my sister sent me. Enjoy, and have a great weekend.

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Too Fat For Public Office?

December 13, 2012
Again, via MSNBC, I caught this story on an interview with New Jersey govenor Chris Chrisie where he's repeatedly asked about his weight and potentially running for president in 2016. You may remember that the north east coast of the US just got it's…

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Fat Girls Go To A Restaurant

December 11, 2012
I caught this story via MSNBC:

"Christina Duran and two of her friends went out for girls' night at Chilly D's Sports Lounge, but things quickly turned sour when, they claim, they were presented with their bill at the Stockton, California. casino. Th…

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Sinfest and Expectations

December 10, 2012

Sinfest is a comic I follow faithfully. I love it so much because of the way the author has evolved over the last couple of years, moving away from simple throwaway stories and tits and ass into characters that are deep, multifaceted and real, not to…

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Will I Be Pretty?

December 8, 2012
Head over over to Youtube for this video, because for some reason Jigsy isn't letting me embed it!

Check out this powerful video and have a great weekend.

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I'm Going To Lose 20lbs, Mom!

December 6, 2012
Gabe has started noticing diet and exercise commercials on TV, gods help me. Last night it was during Bugs Bunny--Herbal Magic showing the glorious after photos of a slew of Canadians who had lost 15, 20, 35 pounds! following their use of the plan, a…

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Post-Pregnancy Surprise

December 5, 2012
Oh body, you confuse me so sometimes. It's been 6 years since I was last in the post-pregnancy, recovering from surgery phase of things, so when  my hair started falling out I was a bit freaked (and grossed out. Yuck.) And I mean falling out-handfuls…

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Writing All Over

December 4, 2012
Being on maternity leave I find myself with both a lot of spare time, and none. Katherine, when she's awake (which is often now), is incredibly time-consuming and that's not going to change as she gets older except in how she and I spend our time tog…

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Fat Babies Under Attack

December 3, 2012
Time Magazine's Alexandra Sifferin has an article up at the moment highlighting a new formula for predicting obesity, starting with infants and trying to determine which ones are at the highest risk of ending up deathfat obese. Anything that purports…

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