Dietland

Dietland The diet revolution is here And it s armed Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you re fat, to be noticed is to be judged Or mocked Or worse With her job answering fan mail for a popular teen girls magazine, she is biding her time until her weight loss surgery Only then

Future Perfect

Future Perfect Every year on her birthday, Ashley Perkins gets a card from her grandmother a card that always contains a promise lose enough weight, and I will buy your happiness Ashley doesn t think there s anything wrong with the way she looks, but no amount of arguing can persuade her grandmother that fat

Big Girl: How I Gave Up Dieting and Got a Life

Big Girl: How I Gave Up Dieting and Got a Life Kelsey Miller had done it all crash diets, healthy diets, and nutritionist prescribed eating plans, which are diets that you pay money for She d been fighting her un thin body since early childhood, and at 29, she finally hit bottom No diet could transform her body or her life With the

Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love & Fashion

Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love & Fashion In this fun, fresh, fat positive anthology, fat activist and sex educator Virgie Tovar brings together voices from an often marginalized community to talk about and celebrate their lives Hot Heavy rejects the idea that being thin is best, instead embracing the many fabulous aspects of being fat

Fat: The Owner's Manual

Fat: The Owner's Manual This book is than just the story of a fat woman who managed to win respect and National Championships in the thin obsessed world of dance It s than just a trained researcher s examination of the evidence about weight and health It s a book about living life in the body that you have now,

Yoga XXL

Yoga XXL Yoga XXL shows you how to create a safe, enjoyable, and effective yoga practice no matter what your age, size, shape, or physical fitness level Yoga is not just for the lean and limber With modified postures and props, everyone can experience yoga s many health benefits including increased

What's Wrong with Fat?

What's Wrong with Fat? The United States, we are told, is facing an obesity epidemic a battle of the bulge of not just national, but global proportions that requires drastic and immediate action Experts in the media, medical science, and government alike are scrambling to find answers What or who is responsible for

The Fat Studies Reader

The Fat Studies Reader Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology Winner of the 2010 Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women s Studies from the Popular Culture Association We have all seen the segments on television news shows A fat person walking on