"You know, you've changed a lot since you've lost weight." It was always—always—said scornfully. It was supposed to signal to me that I was different now, and the difference was not welcome.
So, Buzzfeed did a thing. I mean, a questionable thing, no doubt, but a thing that definitely has the Internet going nuts. In the discussions surrounding this thing Buzzfeed did, I saw this comment: All through high school, I was told that I was acting white because I loved to read. Even now in 2o16 [...]
You sound like an idiot when you start your little rant about how black women 'don't work out.' We do, and we'd appreciate it if you stopped the nonsense.
A community struggles to feed itself healthily, and the public blames them for it. I think it's more complicated than that. Here's why.
I'm still struggling with the fact that all of this actually happened. So, this newscaster and her husband are anchors for WKBT, La Crosse, Wisconsin. The wife, Jennifer Livingston, receives the following letter... Hi Jennifer, It's unusual that I see your morning show, but I did so for a very short time today. I was [...]
In this post, I dance on the grave of Rick Ross' dead endorsement deal.
"Dear obese PhD applicants: if you didn't have the willpower to stop eating carbs, you won't have the willpower to do a dissertation #truth"
Do we HAVE to choose between the two? We can't have both?
"You wind up making friends with guys who admit their dating preferences freely, knowing that - since you're no longer fat - they won't offend you..."
That's right. I said it. Death to her. We can host her funeral right here. I'll chip in for some orchids.
Why does your 'hood have nothing but corner stores and candy bars? Easy: it's the cheapest and most profitable.
On the "real women have curves" mentality, "plus-size celebration" issues and body snarking.
How much does your mate's language affect your body image?
A few thoughts on Hollaback's street harassment video, and the experiences of active women outdoors.
"[Spelman's president] said a campus analysis found that almost one out of every two students has high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes or is obese."
Celebrities and well-known women "go naked" to encourage sunscreen use.
Apparently, "healthy eating and exercise" is a "whites only affair."
"...how can you look at someone who is obese and hold them personally responsible for each pound? Or personally virtuous for each pound lost?"
Marriages are more satisfying for both partners when wives are thinner than their husbands, according to a new study.
"Doesn't that make you fat?" "Don't you worry about that going straight to your thighs?" Girl, BYE.