Tag Archives: fatty

We Don’t Need (no stinkin’) Restaurant Label Law (part 2)

Yesterday I shared my position on Section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act), that was signed into law on March 23, 2010. I know that I took a controversial position. I think it’s important to further clarify why I wrote we don’t need a menu calorie labeling law. It’s important to state: I […]

Major Weight Loss Challenge! The All-You-Can-Eat Buffet!

I know somebody who lost 185 pounds. Even after she got to goal she still referred to herself as a “fatty*” but she changed her fatty actions. The first time she went out to eat after losing the weight she wasn’t sure “Fatty” should risk eating at the “ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BUFFET! She never went out to […]

Stupid Things We Say To Ourselves That Keep Us Fat

Weight loss isn’t easy, but it’s possible. Losing weight improved my life. It’s made it easier to do the things I love to do. I fit into a kayak and I have the energy to paddle it. It’s easier to get on the floor to play with my grandchildren. I reduced my risk of heart […]

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 […]

Telling a child to lose weight to stop the teasing is the same as saying “you deserve it”

Your child doesn’t need to lose weight to stop the teasing! Your child is fine, it’s the kids who tease who have a problem! 8 Ways to Help Your Overweight Child by Instilling Healthy Family Habits 1. Help the child recognize his skills or special talents. 2. Feed the overweight child exactly the same way […]