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Wow. Jillian Michaels. The crusader for the fatties got busted in what she thought was an off-mic conversation saying that “these people are not normal” and that they are “half-dead.” Which makes clips like this one all the more disturbing. Obviously I’m not surprised that this is how she thinks. It’s her full-time job to […]

I need to get in touch with my body again. I think that college, especially overly theoretical education, and sometimes activism can disconnect me from my body.  This semester I took classes like Intro to Race and Ethnicity and Comparative Perspectives on the Body, two classes that were emotional as well as very physical experiences. […]

In a recent article former Biggest Loser contestant Kai Hubbard spoke out about the unhealthy conditions that the show was created under.  Some of her most intense memories include: By the time she’d reached the competition’s end, her hair was falling out and her family had pushed her to see a therapist to regain a […]

Find a way to live a healthier lifestyle that doesn’t revolve around weight loss and diet restriction. Think more about how I am building community and if I can support them and allow them to support me in a better way. Be an active and supportive member in campus organizations. Continue being a constant learner […]

So it’s been a while… a lot has happened since then.  I spent an amazing summer at Choice USA, I spent the semester in Mexico, and I’ve learned a lot about myself. I’m excited to begin again for a lot of reasons.  This blog is a good space for me to process my own thoughts […]

So some thoughts on the new Oxygen series “Dance Your Ass Off.”   I LOVED it!   I was worried that it was going to be another one of those weight loss shows that just chastises and shames fat people into weight loss.  Things like the Biggest Loser that are all about fat people hating […]