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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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#FebSelfLove Challenge!

  February is the month of love – but we always seem to focus on romantic love and show that love to others because of Valentine’s Day.   I say we change that and focus on some much-needed self-love!   So to celebrate #FebSelfLove I challenge you to find one thing about yourself that you love and write it down every single day! I did this exercise two years ago, and it worked wonders in my life.     Love transforms!   The more love you show yourself, the more you will discover about yourself to…

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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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