The Chub Rub Solution!

The Chub Rub Solution!

thigh with bandalette

My not-so-secret chub rub solution. Read on for details …

Here it is, nearly August, and I have yet to write a post about the all-important topic of chub rub and how to avoid it.

As silly as it may seem, I think being chub-rub-free has a big impact on your clothing choices. When you’re not worried about your thighs rubbing together, you can pick out clothes that you really feel like wearing.…

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Are you in? Summer Of Body Love Starts This Monday!

Are you in? Summer Of Body Love Starts This Monday!

400 width banner click here for more infoSummer is supposed to be a time of relaxation and fun. Picture summer and you probably think of spending time at the beach or pool, backyard barbecues, and time off from school or work.

But when you hate your body, summer can be particularly treacherous. You can no longer cover up your body with lots of layers (at least not comfortably). You may want to spend some time at the beach or the pool,…

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I Only Need Birth Control Because … I’m Only Fat Because … And The Politics Of Appeasement

I Only Need Birth Control Because … I’m Only Fat Because … And The Politics Of Appeasement

Ruth Bader Ginsberg with middle finger upFollowing the recent, horrendous Hobby Lobby decision, I’ve been seeing a spate of articles talking about why so many women need birth control not for controlling birth but for medical issues like irregular periods.

I find this argument not only irritating but detrimental. I think the argument that birth control is not just birth control but medicine SUCKS as an argument. Why should it matter…

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Confession: I Still Have Occasional Body Image Issues That Are Exacerbated By Fatshion Blogs

Confession: I Still Have Occasional Body Image Issues That Are Exacerbated By Fatshion Blogs

Sometimes I find fatshion blogs to be fun and inspirational.

And sometimes, well, not.

I often recommend that clients look at more body positive blogs, especially ones with images of fat people. It’s a way to recalibrate your brain so that fatter bodies seem more like what they are – normal.

The Adipositivity Project: 2013 &emdash; (I’m not a big fan of the idea of normal, but often realizing that your body is normal rather than gross,…

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