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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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Normality is conformity But what is normal?   This is all I can recall off the top of my head of a poem I wrote back in high school. Unfortunately, my poems and writings from those days are forever lost on a 5 1/4” floppy disk formatted to the classic Macintosh computers of the late 1980’s. I wrote that poem in response to Mom-ster, along with the administrators and select teachers in high school that tried to get me to be “normal” and conform to their standards.   I knew…

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