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“I grew up feeling awkward about my body, and as a preteen I started hating my outside. I wanted it to be as beautiful as I knew I was on the inside and I was depressed. I began a struggle with self-injury and eating disorders that lasted many years and will never be forgotten. I’ve come to love myself and realize that my beauty is not based on my weight. I hope this project will...
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"How Much Do You Weigh?" Review on Geek Mom! →
“Next time I go out with my friends, I’m bringing this book. I know it will spark some great conversation. And maybe we’ll be brave enough to tell each other the number that has too much control over our lives. The stigma lifts one person at a time.”
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.– Henry David Thoreau
“I’ve grown up feeling judged by my size first and other factors second. This is probably an experience many women have, not just large ladies like me. We’re so obsessed by slimness and the obesity ‘epidemic’ and the BMI, it makes me preposterously cranky. Women are encouraged to go on a diet until they’re too skinny, then they’re told to eat a sandwich....
A Sense of Scale for the Holidays →
With the holidays approaching, weight anxiety can consume our holiday cheer. Enjoy yourself and send the shame packing!