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#Fatshaming gone viral [Tattooed Buddha]

  Earlier this week, my first piece went live on The Tattooed Buddha – Fat Shaming is Real. This is my response to the viciously cruel words of Nicole Arbour in her #DearFatPeople video. She makes no apologies for the shameful and bitter words she said – even when confronted with it on The View earlier this week. She sees nothing wrong with what she said and claims it was made in satire.  Whitney Thore of My Big Fat Fabulous Life on TLC had the absolute BEST response to Ms. Arbour’s…

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life relationships 

The Formerly Inadequate Fat Girl

  I’ve been asked by a lot of people recently what “Tales of a Formerly Inadequate Fat Girl” means.  Allow me to explain…   First a bit of a disclaimer – you are not going to find a before and after story of a girl who was fat and is now thin. That’s not what the name of this site is about. I am fat – always have been, in varying degrees, and I doubt I will ever be thin according to society’s standards. I am totally confident with who…

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dysfunctional family life 

A Letter to Mom-ster on Mother’s Day

    Dear Mom-ster,   Happy second Sunday in May.   I know you hate to be reminded that you are a mother, and despise all holidays, but I thought I’d write you just the same. I’m sure you have read some, if not all, of my writings about you by now, thanks to my ex-husband. If there is one thing that you’ve taught me, it’s that you should always keep your nose clean and nothing will come back to haunt you.   I’m no saint, Mom-ster, and neither are…

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