Monthly Archives: March 2008

A definition of health.

I was asked, indirectly, to respond to the question “Why do you think you’re healthy?” Definitions of health are important to me, as I’ve spent a lot of time in school and at my job considering what it means to be “healthy,” and watching how those definitions play out in real life. This is what […]

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The obligation to be healthy at every size.

It is sad that this even needs to be said, but given the fact that we essentially live in a health meritocracy, let me be the first to announce: You are under no obligation to be healthy. And, as an addendum: even if you were, eating “well” and exercising wouldn’t guarantee your success. There. I’ve […]

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