Category Archives: Fat is Just an Adjective

Why I Hate Weight Watchers

Over the past couple months, I’ve been in the interesting position of being faced with the news that a couple different friends are embarking on paths in pursuit of intentional weight loss. One joined Weight Watchers and one had bariatric … Continue reading

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Cold Reading

I know that the Blogging 101 assignments/prompts are piling up unattended, but it’s been another late night, so I am just going to have to write quickly about the topic that is most front of mind for me — and … Continue reading

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The Spiked and the Flat of It

Jezebel tells me that the Wall Street Journal recently ran an article asking “Are High Heels Dead?” ┬áThe full WSJ article is behind their subscriber paywall, so I can’t tell you anything more about it than appears in Jezebel’s summary. … Continue reading

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Hate On, Haters

I’m gon be who I be And I don’t feel no faults For all the lies that you bought You can try as you may Break me down when I say That it ain’t up to you Gon on do … Continue reading

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Beyond the Filters of Human Decency

Back during JALC’s first lifespan, I took some small enjoyment from watching my WordPress dashboard to see what sorts of google searches brought readers to my posts. (I even used that as an excuse for a quick one-liner-type post way … Continue reading

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Cruise Control

So one of the things that cruises are notorious for — Wait, did I ever mention that The Trip was a cruise? I can’t recall and I’m too damn lazy to go look it up. In case this is new … Continue reading

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A Distorted Shadow of the Truth

I’m very healthy, except for my weight. It all started because of the interactive at the science museum. It was in an exhibit promoting healthy nutrition and physical activity, and it used proportioned weights to help indicate what sorts and … Continue reading

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