another negative endorsement for WLS
“I know how you feel…I had RNY over 5 yrs ago and I have gained all of my weight back. My weight gain is not b/c all I do is eat either…it wasn’t back then either. My doctor has told me that I can gain weight just by looking at food. He also told me that I gain weight just by drinking water…so now what?” - comment on my latest video where I dare to speak...
Admit I'd Rather Be Thin??
“By having weight loss surgery you admit that being thin was once your goal so you have to admit that your anti-diet approach seems like something you latched onto to make yourself feel better about being fat and unable to stick to a diet. It’s fine, I mean you should feel good about yourself but don’t expect us to believe that if you could wave a magic wand you wouldn’t...
What ELSE can you lose on a diet?
WHAT CAN I LOSE ON A DIET? Your sense of humour Muscle and lean tissue Water, resulting in dehydration Lots of money on diet products … Time and energy that could have gone into doing something that would give you lasting self-esteem. (From: National Eating Disorder Information Center)
hurdles “Yeah, life is full of obstacles, but if we didn’t have hurdles to jump over in life we’d never leave the ground.” - me 10 minutes ago on the phone with Darren *Lisa’s Video Pick of the Day* I saw this kid today on Born Different 2. Patrick Ivision was told he’d never walk again after a childhood spinal cord injury. Good thing he...
If someone is challenged by looking at snakes, the “cure” is to either avoid...– I’m Not Overweight - Fat Ballerina Part 2, Dances With Fat (via ilaeria)
war on my body is over
“I acknowledge that I have been at war with my body for ___________ [amount of time]. I now deem my body to be in a free sovereign and independent situation, and that I treat it as such, and that I will relinquish all claims of territorial rights that would allow me to take away the freedom for it to be the natural size it needs to be.” - from Peace Treaty with my Body in the War on...
We keep hammering home the stereotype of the fat, lazy slobs who are eating fast...– Dr Arya Sharma, Doctor urges new view of obesity Holy shit, it’s like we’ve been saying that FOR YEARS AND YEARS AND YEARS. (via therotund)
Dear body, you rock~you take me through this life everyday~what a miracle of...– Body Acceptance, Intuitive Eating, Emotional Intelligence
Somebody sue Weight Watchers already
”..no study has even been shown that losing weight from calorie restriction alone, or carbohydrate restriction, or fat restriction, or what have you improves health on a long-term basis. The vast majority of studies done show the exact opposite to such a degree that Weight Watchers should be panicked about being put under with a lawsuit of Biblical proportions. Some, such as Paul...