Living ~400lbs

… and believe me I am still alive

November 2012

  • Silly Moment

    “Time of the month or sneeze guard?” — The man of the house, as I added a few pads to my bag before work. Continue reading

  • A Periodic Welcome Post

    Welcome!  Hello and thank you for reading this blog.  This post is to explain some things so’s to avoid confusing newbies. What’s this blog? I started this blog to have a place to talk about fat acceptance and how my life is and isn’t affected by being very fat. Do you look like the really… Continue reading

  • Fun With Search Terms

    WordPress helpfully provides a list of the terms peopled searched on to get to this site. Some of the odder ones: how to photograph the life of an obese person 50+ super obese women is there a market for this magickal weight loss necklace review different pant cuts And the “HOW did that get you… Continue reading

  • Operation de-Dust Mite

    In October I noticed I was having more anxiety about the whole “going to the doctor” thing.  I ended up calling the asthma specialist I’d been referred to at least six months previously and going in on Monday. This was stressful in many ways. I’m freak-folks-the-hell-out fat.  I’ve got the whole mental “You mean it’s asthma,… Continue reading

  • Breakfast Pricing

    Out for breakfast one day I noticed that both the plate of 3 pancakes and the dish of cut fruit are “one side”.   Different in quantity, nutrients and fiber.  Different, too, in shelf-stability of the ingredients and labor (mixing and cooking pancakes vs chopping fruit). But the same price. Says something about our food… Continue reading

  • Fitness Quote Of The Day

    The latest study adds to mounting evidence that a sedentary lifestyle may trump obesity as a corrosive influence on health. In recent years, researchers have found that exercise, even when not accompanied by weight loss, powerfully affects a range of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. Many clinicians and researchers complain that… Continue reading

  • X Things Make A Post

    Yes, I voted.  (Yes, hopefully the USians will stop talking about elections soon!) I spent the weekend at a sci-fi con.  I was not the only too-big-for-size-24 in the hotel, which is nice.  Serious body variation FTW :) Michelle at The Fat Nutritionist wrote about “food addiction”.  (The quotes probably give away my opinion.) is… Continue reading

  • Dance

    I’d like to write something incredible and inspiring but right now I’m dancing to this song. Momma said “you’d better be a good girl” Teacher said hey “hey, turn that music down” And everyone said “the girl’s a trouble maker” And all she would ever say was “ain’t life beautiful” Want to dance? Continue reading

About Me

Former software tester, now retired heart patient having fun and working on building endurance and strength. See also About page.

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