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Welcome to the More of Me to Love blogs! Follow our experts as they discuss their tips and talk about nutrition, fitness and mental wellness. Admire voluptuous fat art in the Rubenesque Gallery. Read interviews with authors who write about big and beautiful heroines. Learn about the latest info and research on Health at Every Size, weight, loving your body and fat activism. Our blogs are also a great place to keep up with the sizable amount of news related to More of Me to Love and the Fat Community. And don’t forget to leave your own thoughts in the comments sections - we love hearing what you have to say!

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We Know Nothing

Because the upcoming seasonal cookout and picnic events can sometimes lead to fat shaming comments, Mary offers some great ideas for responses.

Posted in: The Mid Section

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Learning Curves

Are weight loss drugs being approved at the expense of our health? Check out Mary’s investigation of Contrave, the latest “diet drug” to be approved by the FDA.

Posted in: The Mid Section

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This is Not About Fat People’s Health

Why do most thinner people have such a sense of superiority over fat people? Why do many fat people accept the idea that thin people are superior? Ragen shares some enlightening research.

Posted in: Dances With Fat

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Cost of Living: The Big Finish

Mary concisely summarizes all the facts covered in her recent blogs, so that we can easily use the information to “...counter the ugly trope that Fat people are a burden on society, in the workplace and in our healthcare system.” Thank you, Mary!!!

Posted in: The Mid Section

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The Fallacy of “If You Really Liked Yourself…”

Have you ever heard, “If you really liked yourself then other peoples’ opinions wouldn’t matter”? Ragen suggests that we carefully distinguish between opinion and oppression, and gives us some examples to illustrate.

Posted in: Dances With Fat

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Cost of Living: Costly Correlations

There is a U.S. federal government program called “LEAN Works!” Have you heard of it? The CDC supposedly scrapped LEAN Works! within 2 weeks of introducing it to the public, because there was such an outcry about how it fueled anti-fat bias. Mary fills us in on the details.

Posted in: The Mid Section

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Hate the Fat Love the Fatty?

What if someone claims to love or care about you but still hates your fat? See what Ragen thinks about this concept.

Posted in: Dances With Fat

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Cost of Living: Big Bottom Line

Do fat employees really cost employers more? This week, Mary analyzes a study that supposedly supports that claim, but even the study authors admit that the study has shortcomings. Also mentioned by the researchers: fat people are usually paid less.

Posted in: The Mid Section

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Back Off My Big Fat Body

“My fat body is the constant companion that helps me do every single thing that I do every second of every day and it deserves respect and admiration.” Read this blog to help you say YES to loving and caring for your fat body.

Posted in: Dances With Fat

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Cost of Living: What Really Costs?

How are the cost concerns of insurers affecting our health care? And why should obesity carry any more blame for healthcare costs than age?

Posted in: The Mid Section

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