Fat Studies

The Profound Pain of Fatness

I recently had my yearly physical. I am perfectly healthy, thank goodness. My blood pressure is almost too low and I have a wonderful resting heart rate. I don’t need to take medically necessary prescription medications.  With the exception of ongoing, slight anemia and a few aches of getting older, there is nothing physically or […]


A Fat Girl’s Life

After almost forty years of disliking myself because of my weight, I’m beginning to tire of the energy necessary to be so mean to myself. It takes way too much work to maintain self-loathing. I’m healthier than a lot of skinnier women I know. I’m smart, I’m kind, and when I love someone, I love them deeply.