If you struggle with wanting to love your body as is, yet still wanting to lose weight, here are some thoughts from someone who has been there. I appreciated seeing this post today. Another great post from Dances With Fat.
A question I get from readers pretty often, especially readers new to Health at Every Size/Size Acceptance is some version of “I’m all for Size Acceptance and Health at Every Size for anyone else and I want to end weight stigma, shame, and bullying for people of all sizes, but I still want to lose weight for [xyz reasons] – I don’t know what to do…” I had several people ask some version of it today, so I’m re-posting this in case it’s helpful.
First of all, I think that people have a right to make choices for their bodies, so I’m not trying to tell anyone how to live. I came to Health at Every Size in a roundabout way. I had become frustrated with the diet programs my doctor was prescribing and, as a trained researcher, I decided to read the actual research to…
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