(Content warning: This is a discussion that involves a lot of potential triggers for anyone with an eating disorder history, or even just a very bad history with dieting and diet culture. This is particularly true of some of the links I share, so please consider carefully if it’s safe for you to read those pieces, and even my own thoughts on the subject.)
So, let’s discuss this Lizzo thing. I have a lot of thoughts about it, but for anyone going “wait, what?” here’s the backstory. Apparently, she went vegan at some point earlier this year. That’s totally cool……
… Allen began seeing a clinical psychologist about his behavior towards Dylan at Farrow’s suggestion. Farrow thought it odd that Allen paid so much attention to Dylan as a toddler. The psychologist said she thought Allen was “inappropriately intense, that it wasn’t’ sexual, but …
Yet, she still allowed him to adopt two of her children. That's not strange at all.
A man who has a thing for younger women, Soon-Yi was a freshman in college at the time, doesn’t usually have a perversion for pre-pubescent children. Psychiatrists rarely see the two perversions in a single person. While one has a creepy factor, the…
THIS THIS THIS. This is the thing that has bothered me more than any other detail, well this and the fact that, despite Allen working with SO MANY very young, very impressionable actresses - in a position of ENORMOUS power - never ONCE has another accusation against him come out.
Yes, when you look at his films, it's quite clear that the man has a somewhat creepy fixation with young women or girls in their late teens. Yes, his relationship with Soon-Yi was fucked up in many ways...
But they're still married all this time later, with not so much…
Like so many others, I could not have children. I suspect it will hurt most days for the rest of my life, but some are harder and Mother’s Day is definitely one of them.
I have PCOS and endometriosis and wasn’t able to get pregnant. After about two and a half years of actively trying, and another three or so of not NOT trying I had a uterine ablation because the physical pain (and let’s just get real, the mess) of PCOS + endo was a nightmare. But the psychological pain was even worse.
With PCOS I skipped periods quite…
…other unacceptable verbiage; I write eloquently and professionally. If you disagree, then disagree. That you'd report on one of my articles says more about YOU than me. You need to toughen up. My most "offensive" article is actually a field of daisies when compared to a lot of content on Med…
You're right. It does say far more about me. It says that I, unlike you, have compassion and empathy. It says that I don't see a fat Black girl and assume she's a villain, like you did.
I can see a 16 year-old girl living in a foster home that has a history of 911 calls going back years as a human being. I can imagine that she was terrified when attacked by others who came to HER home... and started a fight. …
… after glimpsing at your other article titles, I can easily see why my library offends you so much. But it's a free-for-all platform; I don't use racist slurs or other unacceptable verbiage; I write eloquently and professionally. If you disagree, then disagree. That you'd report on one of …
Except when referring to a Black, murdered teenager as a "nutcase with a knife," you mean?
…opinion, can unravel a woman. This content warning nonsenese was unheard of just several years ago. I write about this stuff too, and it'll be a blizzard in hell before I insult the minds of any female readers by posting content warnings.
Ah, it's you. So no wonder you assumed I was writing this only for the benefit of cis females.
I put content warnings up for people of all gender identities.
… can lead to osteoarthritis in the knees due to excess pressure bearing down on this finicky joint. When a thin person develops osteoarthritis, it’s not from their weight. It could be a genetic component combined with a past injury or chronic stress from sport.
Right, but with a fat person it can't also be genetics or a past injury or chronic stress from sport? Oh, wait.
Huh. That's weird because nowhere in Amanda's post does she say that doing a split makes her "healthy." All she says it that it shows she's flexible, which is just objectively true.
Your need to attack one specific individual is hardly something I'd call an "inspiring story," so I'm not sure why it's being published in a space that's supposed to be for "inspiring stories."
Perhaps you should look for one called "fat shaming, harmful troll who was once relevant in the field of fitness, maybe."
That would be a better fit.
PS. I wouldn't be worrying about Amanda's heart. I'd be worrying about your own. Carrying this much anger and hatred over total strangers really has to take a toll on one's health.
…meet a person who has developed methods that help people face these harsh realities of weight loss. He’s built a tribe of three-percenters, that tiny fraction of people who manage to lose weight and keep it off. His methods harness our evolutionary adaptations rather than fight against them, and they’re feature…
I'd put money on a major percentage of that 3% engaging in disordered eating behaviors - if not having an outright eating disorder - to maintain that weight loss.