Author Archives: Susan

About Susan

Over a decade of blogging with Wordpress. Thanks Wordpress community.

Hey! I lost 30 pounds. Can’tcha tell?

So, no one has noticed I’m losing weight.  That is so sad.  I told my trainer today that if he lost 30 pounds, he would be dead.  More on him later. I’ve also said, when I’ve tried to do this … Continue reading

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Still at it

So, I did a little research and found that experts recommend a horse can only carry about 20% of its weight.  This includes a human plus tack.  They draw the line at about 240 pounds for the average horse at … Continue reading

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Hello, it’s me (again)

So, very quietly, I’ve started limited my food intake again to no carbs, no sugar.  I haven’t told anyone except my family.  I just decided it was time again. This time it’s not personal; it’s business. As wonderful as the … Continue reading

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À Votre Santé!

Like most overweight women, I dread going to a doctor– especially, most especially, a new doctor. You never know if a doctor is going go treat you like a second-class citizen if you’re obese.  Worse?  They’ll diagnose you fat before … Continue reading

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Why It’s Okay to Be Fat

Over the weekend, I caught a little of Ragen’s Fat Activism online conference.  You can still sign up (until Wednesday) to hear the speakers here.  I’ll get to listening to all of these over the next few months.   In … Continue reading

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The Fatcinating Blog is Pivoting

My son turned 18 this summer and is headed to college in a few weeks.  He’s my last child and empties my nest. It occurred to me that he has never known me to be a thin woman.  Never.  I was … Continue reading

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“You’re Making Yourself Sad!”

My three-year-old grandson has this adorable thing he does.  If you’re making a sad face (say, like this photo of Congressman Boehner), he immediately pounces, points his little finger at you and says, “You’re making yourself sad!”  He shouts it … Continue reading

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