Category Archives: Fatness

What I’m saying, and what I’m not saying.

Since people seem to be awfully confused. What I am saying: “Weight loss interventions have very low permanent success rates for most people.” What I’m not saying: “No one in history has ever lost weight permanently in a healthy manner.” Health At Every Size is, fundamentally, a weight-neutral approach, which means it focuses directly on […]

Posted in Fatness | 33 Responses

Health at Every Size is not fat politics.

Despite all the words I have spent on this topic over the past decade or so, there are still a lot of misunderstandings about what Health at Every Size is and what it isn’t. People often conflate the Health at Every Size philosophy with the fat political movement, assuming they are one and the same […]

Posted in Fatness | 34 Responses

The third option.

Cross-posted to Shameless. Two days ago, there were rumblings. First, I heard that the American Medical Association’s science council had advised them against declaring “obesity” a disease. My initial feeling was one of mild surprise – hadn’t they declared it a disease already? I honestly didn’t know, but given the way our culture and our […]

Also posted in News | 64 Responses

On debates and comments and exhaustion.

I’ve never published an official comments policy, because it always seemed kind of an unnecessary thing to do. I mean, obviously this is my website, so what I say goes, and if I don’t like a comment, I don’t have to publish it. End of story. Pretty self-explanatory, right? It gets fuzzy at times. I […]

Also posted in Random Shit | Comments closed

Your friendly neighbourhood plague rat.

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. I like to go on walks. I live in a good neighbourhood for it, near the beach. During the summer, I spent a fair bit of time swimming at the beach. I have a lot of anxiety about going outside at all, thanks to about twenty […]

Also posted in Liking Yourself, Moving | Comments closed