Lessons from a Salad Bar. I had to have the AC in my car worked on today so while the car was in the shop I went to a local salad bar to have. Book Review: “Lessons From the Fat-O-Sphere” by Kate Harding and Marianne Kirby I picked it up at Barnes and Nobles, in the Diet section. But Harding and Kirby, the leading bloggers in the “fatosphere,” the online Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce.

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I wish every woman I know, fat or not, would read this book and ffrom how much nicer life would be if they spent all the energy they spend hating their bodies on making peace with them instead. I am really outraged after reading this book because our society puts enormous pressure on everyone to be thin, but medicine and science still haven’t figured out a good way for people to permanently lose weight.

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For example, I hated that they would spend several pages going off about how most diet research doesn’t do a long enough follow up true rrom, but then quote from research supporting their point on a different topic that only had a 2 year follow up. If you’ve struggled with weight issues in ANY part of your life, whether it was 5 lbs or lbs, this is a must read if you are unacquainted with Health at Every Size or Size Acceptance.

Marianne Kirby ‘s is dedicated to body politics and fat acceptance.

I think this book can be monumentally helpful even if you’ve never had weight issues. If they weren’t, and I was to cheap to go buy new ones, Ftosphere would hop on the treadmill Marianne Kirby is a writer, editor, and activist. Published May 5th by Tarcherperigee first published For those that are naturally thin, it may help to understand that fat people don’t need to be blamed or shamed, that our bodies are not public property, and the issue goes further than you think. This idea of Health at Every Size was new to me.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. May 19, Carly rated it it was amazing Shelves: The co-authors share their personal experiences, and they admit to still having doubts and bad days, just like everybody.

Every young woman should read this. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As someone frrom has been talking the body acceptance talk for her entire adult life even if it’s been much harder to also walk the walkthe information presented in this lrssons was not new to me, but it was very, very affirming to read it and be reminded, especially as I have recently decided to finally and truly walk the walk and work on loving fatosohere accepting myself just as I am.

Ninety freakin five percent!!! East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Currently, my new favorite book! Wearing clothes that I like and fatopshere fit properly sounds great. What I find the most interesting about fstosphere book is the focus on health and not weight loss. The moment I finished reading it, the office Weight Watchers junkie saw it on my desk and asked to borrow it.

Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere is a book by two of the main voices in the fat acceptance blog movement. It’s a great resource, and I’m glad I read it.

More than anything, “Lessons” is worth having, reading, and keeping because of the much-needed and strong feelings of camaraderie and acceptance that it provides.

Otherwise known as “everyone. Suddenly I realize why: From the leading bloggers in the lesspns movement comes an empowering guide to body image- no matter what the scales say.

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As usual, these fatospheer all things I know rationally, but are always good to be reminded of, and Harding and Kirby do so in that gentle-yet-unyielding way, the way you expect your best friends to talk to you, without denying the reality that making these sort of mental shifts is hard work that takes a long time.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. It’s not very in-depth, but it covers a lot of ground, and it’s very upbeat and encouraging.

So I read this book, and I must say these ladies are educated and they are critical thinkers. This book is a great introductory for people who are interested in improving their mental health and getting to fatospyere just what these ‘crazy fat people’ are talking about. May 30, Katie rated it it was ok. Are they giving me the information in such a way that it resonates with me?

There isn’t a tremendous amount of information here, and for the most part it doesn’t contain much that people don’t already know. And, for that message alone, these “Lessons” are for everyone – no matter how fat or thin the reader may be.

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Lessons from the Fat-O-Sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body by Kate Harding

Part six is about the Media, learning how to read diet articles critcally and froj to just stop watching the images on TV. Here’s where I get stuck, though: A minor drawback of an otherwise terrific book. A Revolutionary Program that Works.

Their smart writing and sense of humor shine throughout the book. There were nods made at a more balanced approach but not a fatospherr of follow through. The data present no compelling evidence to support the generally accepted notion that a weight-loss approach will prolong life.

Paperbackpages. There are too many messages from our culture out there telling women and men how they should look if they want to win at life and frankly, they’re just wrong.