The Fat Lady Ain’t Singing

A few weeks ago I was at a meeting. When it finished we were given a tour of the library where the meeting was held. It was a lovely library and a very interesting tour. (Side note: As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m a librarian and I’m notorious for taking busman’s holidays, or at the veryContinue reading “The Fat Lady Ain’t Singing”

Fat Shaming is not dead

It’s been quite some time since I’ve experienced such blatant fat shaming. Today I had a coffee with a friend. We had a lovely visit. I’ve been feeling relatively optimistic lately. This feeling is not very familiar. It’s really nice. I was heading home, driving north on Port Washington Road. I came to where theContinue reading “Fat Shaming is not dead”

Mixed Feelings – Part I

Whenever I read or hear about how body or size acceptance has made so much progress, how society as a whole has finally started to recognize, okay, has sort of started to recognize? maybe is seemingly recognizing? that fat shaming* is not acceptable, I’m always torn. You’re probably thinking, what in the hell is thereContinue reading “Mixed Feelings – Part I”