Polimicks

Leftist commentary from a mouthy bitch

Category Archives: HAES

#notyourgoodfatty

So, I participated in the #notyourgoodfatty hashtag this week on twitter.  And I’m not sure why, but once again I was surprised and appalled by the number of people who … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bad Habits that Come from Being Fat and/or Eating Disordered

Now, I’m not going to say, “Bad habits that LEAD to getting fat,” because honestly, if you aren’t genetically predisposed toward getting fat, you probably won’t unless you literally install … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

I Have This Beautiful Dream…

I think I’ve used this title before, but damn it, it fits. One of these days, I dream, that I’ll turn on the internet, or more specifically Facebook, and won’t … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Revolutionary Acts… One baby step at a time

So, this past weekend, I decided to try Iyengar yoga.  I used to do Hatha yoga, when I lived down the street from a yoga studio, but I had not been … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Labeling Fat Patients “Non-Compliant” is Stupid and Dangerous

I know I’ve blogged here before about the doctor I fired a couple years ago, the one who got upset with me when my perfect bloodwork results interrupted her lecture … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Review: America the Beautiful II

I had gotten mixed reviews on America the Beautiful 2 from other folks in the Body Acceptance movement who watched it when it first aired, and then I kind of … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Things No One Tells You About Recovering from Eating Disorders

Here are a list of things, might be a short list actually, but some things that actually surprised me to learn about myself and my body when I recovered from … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do You REALLY Want to Do Something About Obesity?

Hello, from picturesque Lake Klamath in southern Oregon.  I’m on vacation, and I’m sure you all noticed a dearth of posts in the weeks leading up to this.  Let’s just … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

I Love Lindy West!

I don’t usually recommend articles at Jezebel, because the quality of their articles has gotten so uneven.  But I love Lindy West more and more every time I read her.  … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

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