Monthly Archives: February 2010

You Are Beautiful Auction to benefit the Austin Foundation for Eating Disorders.

Kelsey’s artwork is being auctioned tonight in Austin, TX. If you can’t be there, you can give me a buck to send to AFED. Donations are closed as of Feb. 21/10. Thanks for your support.

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Eat food. Stuff you like. As much as you want.

French version of this post here, courtesy Stéphanie Potin-Grevrend. So…telling people what to eat seems to be quite the thing to do, no? And telling people to eat whatever they want is…well, it’s incredibly controversial. It’s just not done. You know why I think it’s controversial? Not just because we live in a culture that’s […]

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Fat news: awesome and not-awesome edition.

The awesome Fucking artificial pancreas, my friends. This is the natural evolution of the insulin pump. I am wondering if eventually they’ll be creating an artifical pancreas that also secretes glucagon. I used to have these conversations with people at work, because do you know how many people we saw suffering from diabetes? And not […]

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The great divorce of body and mind.

I have a philosophy that goes something like this: you were born a complete, integrated whole of a being. Your mind, your thoughts, your body, your feelings, and your behaviours all converged in a single indivisible unit of you-ness. When you needed food, you felt hunger, thought of food, and cried or reached out for […]

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She would paint on anything.

Kelsey Veldman was an artist. She died on June 20, 2009 of complications from bulimia. Your artwork is incredible. Your Aunt Audrey arranged it, so it’s well displayed. Ironic that you get your own little exhibit. It tears me to pieces that this will be your only one. […] planning your funeral meant going back […]

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