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Blog posts : "fat acceptance"

Body Acceptance Resources for Parents

October 28, 2013

Are you a parent or guardian or just have nifty young people in your life? Are you worried about the kind of messages they're recieving, and the messages you're sending, when it comes to body image? Do you worry your child might be developing a bad r…

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Big Sisters and Cheerios

October 24, 2013

Last week while watching Marvel's Agents of SHIELD I had the pleasure and perplexity of watching the following advertisement;

Intrigued I went to the website and was again pleasantly surprised. I'm familiar with some companies trying to subvert an…

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Odd Duck

June 26, 2013

It's been two and a half weeks since I began my new job and things are finally falling into place; I spent the first week training on the phone with Prim and learning some paperwork, aaaaall last week and two days this week attempting to enter paymen…

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Fat Shamed by a 7 Yr Old

June 14, 2013

Kids are weird; they're trying so hard to figure out how to be themselves, and behave properly, and learn all this stuff about what it means to be a person and an adult and all the rest that I'm surprised their heads don't explode. I have two of them…

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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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Kudos to Offbeat Bride!

April 13, 2013

When I got married back in 2007 the internet was not such a big part of my life; I wasn't blogging, there was no Facebook (at least not for me) and I spent most of my time just browsing around at Gaiaonline. When planning my wedding I wish I'd known …

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Talking the Talk at Strocel.com

March 1, 2013

Hey peeps! We've survived another horrific move and made it in one piece to beautiful Victoria, BC. In lieu of a post today, head on over to Strocel.com and listen in to my podcast and chat with Amber Strocel. Have an awesome weekend!

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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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Fat People Don't Exist to Validate You

January 30, 2013

Fat people get a lot of 'but I did it, so you can too! It's not easy, sure, BUT I DID IT!' comments, especially if they're fat and blogging or otherwise out in public about not hating their bodies. Today while doing my best thinking a.k.a having a sh…

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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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