Author Archives: Susan

About Susan

Over a decade of blogging with Wordpress. Thanks Wordpress community.

À Votre Santé!

Like most overweight women, I dread going to a doctor– especially, most especially, a new doctor. You never know if a doctor is going go treat you like a second-class citizen if you’re obese.  Worse?  They’ll diagnose you fat before … Continue reading

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Why It’s Okay to Be Fat

Over the weekend, I caught a little of Ragen’s Fat Activism online conference.  You can still sign up (until Wednesday) to hear the speakers here.  I’ll get to listening to all of these over the next few months.   In … Continue reading

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The Fatcinating Blog is Pivoting

My son turned 18 this summer and is headed to college in a few weeks.  He’s my last child and empties my nest. It occurred to me that he has never known me to be a thin woman.  Never.  I was … Continue reading

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“You’re Making Yourself Sad!”

My three-year-old grandson has this adorable thing he does.  If you’re making a sad face (say, like this photo of Congressman Boehner), he immediately pounces, points his little finger at you and says, “You’re making yourself sad!”  He shouts it … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution

In 2014, I’m going to stop caring about being overweight. I’d like to be thin for the same reasons I outlined in my 2011 post when I kicked off my successful 50-lb weight loss program.  The weight loss was gratifying, … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Diet Plateau

Heard this story this morning on NPR.  Explains what happened to me. How To Find A Path Off The Dreaded Diet Plateau. So, Zumba next time?

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Back at it!

So, these are two photos I took last year and sent to my daughter to show her how I was progressing.  I remember at the time, especially the photo on the left, I was disappointed because I still thought I … Continue reading

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