Tag Archives: war on obesity

The politics of weight loss

Before you read this, you should know it’s written by somebody who sees herself as a Left Libertarian. That means I care about my fellow man (woman and child) and I care about the environment. I believe in giving help where help is needed, and I am a firm believer in helping people move into better circumstances for […]

Stop the War on Obesity! Why I am against a War on Obesity

I am against war. I am against all wars, including a war on obesity. “You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.” –Albert Einstein I agree with Albert Einstein, if indeed he really did say that, because thanks to the Internet there are a lot of quotes by him, and other great people, that seem […]

I was fat-shamed at Gorham House of Pizza

Fat-shaming me didn’t embarrass me. It didn’t wreck my day. It didn’t make me run for the SlimFast or to join Weight Watchers. It sure didn’t make me cry or ask myself, “what’s wrong with me?” It pissed me off. Yes! I was fat and I was pissed! This particular fat-shaming incident, and there were […]

Are You Fat? I Won’t Judge!

Are you fat? It’s okay with me. I don’t care what you weigh, nor should nobody else care. There is nothing about being fat that makes a person any less valuable or wonderful than a thinner person! Some thin people are not wonderful at all! I know what it’s like to be fat and treated […]