HuffPo Claims Being Obese is As Costly As Not Going to College, and I Can’t Decide If They’re More Fat Shaming or Victim Blaming.

“Being Obese Almost As Costly As Not Going To College”: That’s HuffPo’s way to sum up a Swedish study that found out that being “obese” is as “costly” (i.e. less income) as missing out on 3 years of college level education. The researchers came up with an interesting hypothesis:  They hypothesized that the gap was due …

Do you know how hard it is to walk into a building devoted to not becoming you when you are you!? It’s the worst! I’m me literally every day! “Fat=bad/thin=good” is so seamlessly built into our culture that people I consider close friends don’t hesitate to lament their weight “problems” to me—not stopping to consider …