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HealthNotDiets Digest, Issue 31, 2019

August 2 - August 8, 2019

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Articles & Blogs

Why I Regret my Weight Loss Surgery

by Becky Barnes

"these fat women loved themselves, or at the very least lived unapologetically. They had blogs full of pictures of them enjoying fashion and living life to the absolute fullest. A wave of positivity began to sweep over me. I could feel my mindset changing; I wanted to get involved and feel part of this wonderful community. A community that didn’t judge me on my size. A community that told me I was good enough.”

CN: account of severe body disparagement prior to finding self acceptance

The Demystification of the Postpartum Female Body

by Ashley Fetters

"You have Instagram, you have Facebook, you have this idealized version [of new motherhood]” getting publicized and shared on social media...I bet if you searched a million images of new babies and new mothers, you’d get only one image that focuses on swollen ankles...Which can unrealistic expectations and discomfort with sharing t