Friday, January 13, 2012

Shut up.


Every once and a while,
a fashion magazine will publish an article that acknowledges the obvious fact that low self esteem of body image are at an abundance in our country.
To attack any self abusive beliefs,
the writer will post positive thoughts and photos of women loving their bodies.
Any positivity towards women of all body types,
is something I wish every article in every magazine had.
However, on a side note, I have one quick comment.
For those of you who choose to respond to these articles with statements such as;
"If this article is saying you should feel pretty at any size, fine. But don't tell me you're obese and healthy. We have a twisted sense of what healthy is in this country and an even more twisted sense of what people are allowed to say about it."

Maybe you should work on loving yourself.
Because, quite frankly,
if you did,
you really wouldn't give a danm about the caloric intake of other women.

Just sayin.

2 comments:

  1. Ugh. I am also entirely sick of the body policing that goes on in discussions of how fat is "too fat".

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  2. I know this is an old post but i still wanted to say, there IS such a thing as too fat just as a thing as too skinny and it's not based on opinion but medicine. When the condition of your body puts you at risk for multiple diseases, limits you from performing your normal activities properly like cleaning the house, keeping up with your children, doing the shopping etc, then you are TOO whatever you are. It's not healthy anymore. It's not about giving a damn about the caloric intake of others. It's about promoting health and preventing illness either way.

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