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Reversing the Camera, Highlighting Shame

April 25, 2013

A friend pointed me in the direction of this amazing article by Haley Morris-Cafiero, a young woman who decided to do a very interesting and indepth social and artistic experiment on being fat in public.

"... to set up my camera in plain sight and …

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Around the Table

April 23, 2013

The peach coloured tablecloth is a perfect compliment to the warm tones of the wallpaper, paper that is scattered over with semigloss pears, peaches, apricots and apples. Shiny copper pots and pans are illuminated by a five-armed light which hovers j…

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Runtastic Reply

April 18, 2013

A couple of days ago I posted up how Runtastic sent me an email informing me about calories burned during recent runs. I posted up on their message boards that I didn't think it was a great idea, and that the info was not appreciated. Well, I got a r…

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No Need to Know

April 15, 2013

Trigger warning for fat shame and calorie counting

Sunday was the beginning of week two of my couch to 5km program, running for a minute and a half followed by a two minute walk. It was great; the weather was perfect, the podcast was fun, I remember…

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Yes I am!

February 2, 2013

I'm aaaalll over this. Why yes, I AM a fat bitch and I love myself. Today. Right now. Take that, haters. I hope you'll join me over at The Nearsighted Owl's for fat bitchy goodness.

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Thank you Dr. Morgentaler!

January 28, 2013

Today in Canada marks the 25th anniversary of the Morgentaler decision, in which the Supreme Court struck down any laws prohibiting abortion and made it just another medical procedure, as it should be.

This time last year there was a HUGE kerfuffle…

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Feminist Friday~Womanifesto

January 18, 2013

Via The Nearsighted Owl (check her out in my Good Reads section!) I found the Militant Baker and her Womanifesto challenge. What's a Womanifesto? Jess defines it as: A written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, and views of its fem…

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Word of the Day: No

January 16, 2013

In my multiple hours of browsing around online, from Facebook to various webcomics, email, news sites, blogs and more, I come across a lot of different variations on 'yes'-say YES to success, to moving forward, to creating goals and making plans, to …

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Keira's Kollection: Empowering Apparel

January 14, 2013

Thanks again to everyone who took the time to dig deep and donate last week. As promised the donation button has been removed, hopefully never to be seen again. While I'd like to get paid for my writing, I don't feel like FaNA is the place it's going…

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Your Next Mayor-Too Fat, Too Short, Too Gay, Too Mob

October 12, 2010

A friend of mine snagged October 2nd's Toronto Star for me, knowing that the headline and accompanying photo would get me blogging.  He was so right.  I can't find a copy of the photo and my scanner isn't hooked up so I'll give you the best descripti…

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