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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 2, 2018

January 15, 2018

January 8-14 2018

 

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Articles and Blogs

 

 We aren't all meant to have the same body size, and that's perfectly okay

by Jennifer Rollin

 

“There are so many things about you that are far more interesting than the gravitational force of the earth on your body. ”

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/we-arent-all-meant-to-have-the-same-bodies-and-thats_us_5a5b3a81e4b0a233482e0c35

To The 'As Long As You're Healthy' Bopo Supporters

by Megan Jayne Crabbe (BodyPosiPanda)

 

"Newsflash: You are worthy regardless of your physical health. You are valuable simply because you exist. Even if you are unhealthy. Even if you are fat and unhealthy”

http://www.bodyposipanda.com/2016/12/to-as-long-as-youre-healthy-bopo.html

We already ruined our own bodies, let's not ruin our kids

by Jacquie Fuller

 

“I’m here to assure you that serving dessert with dinner will not only not kill your child, but that it may actually save them from a lifetime of real suffering.”

https://medium.com/@jacquiefuller/we-already-ruined-our-own-bodies-lets-not-ruin-our-kids-d98dbd667669

Five reasons not to diet in 2018, and what to do instead

by Carrie Dennett

 

“Before you sign up for another a restrictive eating plan that has been designed by someone who doesn’t even know you, here are five reasons to opt out of diet culture this year.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/five-reasons-not-to-diet-in-2018-and-what-to-do-instead/2018/01/03/2f23241e-e4cf-11e7-a65d-1ac0fd7f097e_story.html?utm_term=.90d680d26d85

What does it truly mean to 'suffer' from an Eating Disorder?

by Kristina Zufall 

 

“Using any word besides suffering just minimized my experience. It wasn’t until I started explaining it to people that I suffer from an eating disorder, truly suffer, that they understood just how hard my experience with food was day to day, week to week.”

https://www.recoverywarriors.com/suffer/

Emotional labour and the fat female body as maternal

by Kate Bunting

 

“To be fat, like being a mother, is to enter into a regime of self-abnegation, to be owed a less-than-full life.”