This “F-U” goes out to my (now former) cardiologist, who I will refer to as Dr. AM. For the record, I was referred to him due to occasional shortness of breath which also happens to be a side effect of medication I was taking. I should mention that he has a very pleasant Spanish accent.… Continue reading Stress (Test) and Fat Shaming
Dear Neighbor, I walk past your car and hardly ever fail to notice the two stickers on it. One warns “No Fat Chicks” and the other proclaims “Baby Princess on Board”. I’ve been wanting to post this letter on your windshield for some time but I know there are lots of other proud, new fathers of… Continue reading Open Letter to My Fat Hating Neighbor
Little trick-or-treaters who reside in Fargo, ND had better beware of the Grinch who wants to steal Halloween. Instead of candy she wants to hand out the following: This is horribly wrong for so many reasons. First of all, unless she’s psychic, there is no way to tell anyone’s health just by looking at him/her. … Continue reading The Grinch who Wants to Steal Halloween
Over the last week or so, many have weighed in about Melissa McCarthy’s appearance on the cover of Elle’s November issue. If I hadn’t already read that it was Melissa, I wouldn’t have recognized her under a voluminous trench coat, teased hair and slimmed down face (photo shopped for sure). The consensus is that, while showcasing a lovely,… Continue reading The cover up on Elle’s cover
Today I read the disappointing news that weight lifter, Holley Mangold (who competed with a torn tendon and finished 10th in the 2012 Olympics) will be on the new season of NBC’s “Biggest Loser”. A big (no pun intended) proponent of loving yourself at any size, Holley’s been an inspiration. “I love my body,” she… Continue reading A “Loser” on the quest for gold
Welcome to my “official” fatty blog although I’ve sounded off on fat related issues in “Rising from the Ashes”. Hopefully there will be more raves than rants in future posts but this, boys and girls, is most definitely a rant. Yesterday Metro New York ran a story about how diabetes-related deaths have hit an “all-time… Continue reading Avoid diabetes and live forever!