Tag Archives: Health at Every Size

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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The Shape I’m In

One of the main living-my-life endeavors that has occupied my time and energy during my “forgetting how to write” patch was doing a show. Yes, after all was said and done, I got a part in that Sondheim show I … 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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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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Tempted by Convention

Mr. Mezzo and I spent the weekend up at the lake house with my Mom. One of the benefits of moving to Boston was the fact that we can have more regular weekend access to the place, so the promising … Continue reading

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A Dance of Appreciation and Avoidance

One of my other weekend activities was to get a somewhat-overdue haircut (and a color touch-up, though that was more on-time). I had a haircut scheduled two weeks ago, but my hairdresser got sick, and I just decided to grit … Continue reading

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Some Fat Acceptance/HAES Basics

(Apologies to anyone who’s a Facebook friend — some of this will be a re-hash of the links I’ve been posting there today.) It’s occurred to me today that because I’ve been thinking about fat acceptance & health at every … Continue reading

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