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I say no to a tax on sugary drinks

If somebody wants to lose weight, or doesn’t want to lose weight, whose business is it? It’s not mine and it’s not yours and it’s certainly not the government’s. I think it’s up to an individual to decide if they want to pay to lose weight rather than have a tax imposed on their drinks┬áthat […]

Is Food Your Drug of Choice?

I don’t know about you, but I am tired of people saying, “weight loss is simple. Just eat less and exercise, (and under their breath you hear, or in their eyes you see) ya big, fat fatty!” Some people can easily follow that advice. They scale back their food, the kick up their physical activity […]

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 […]