Living in My Disordered Mind

Sometimes I find it deeply frustrating to have the brain that I do. I do not think that I will ever say goodbye to the eating disorder that ruled my life for a number of years.  Luckily I am in a better place now than I have been in a very long time when it…

Personal Trainers: A PSA

A personal trainer can be a great way to get into fitness, particularly if you are overwhelmed by the gym or have no idea what you are doing. We tend to treat personal trainers in our lives as experts, like a plumber or a mechanic, someone who has specialised knowledge in a certain area that…

Coming Out

[note this post is not directed at any particular person] There are many people I have implied this to, and perhaps one or two that I have stated it clearly and explicitly. I had an eating disorder.  The specific behaviors that were involved were irrelevant, what matters is that it existed, and it consumed a…

The Morality of Eating

When I talk about food I do not use the commonly accepted categories of good and bad. These categories mean different things to different people, but in general people use these as a shorthand to mean food that won’t make you fat and food that will. In and of itself food has no moral value. Cake…

Fuck you Bob Jones

[content note for discussion of fat hatred sand body shaming] It is really disappointing that excrement like this gets published. It simply proves that the main-stream media is more than happy to take pot shots at marginalised groups in order to sell papers. I provide the link only to illustrate the kind hate that people…