If you feel like you have tried everything under the sun to try to deal with your chronic pain, with no real answers in sight, I’d like to offer some ideas and resources and possibly a little bit of different thinking for you.

I’ve compiled a list of 9 current (as of the beginning of 2023) podcasts that I want to share with you. 5 of these I listen to regularly, and 4 of them are new to me, but I’m looking forward to exploring more with them! If you are looking for some new and interesting listening, read on for some suggestions!

Read on if you’d like to learn a little more about what the term “almond mom” is referring to (if you don’t already know) and to hear some stories from my generation, too. I think all of these things are important in order to expose how well-meaning mothers have harmed and continue to harm their children through weight stigma. It’s important to expose it because that’s the only way we can begin to correct it in our society.

Not everyone is ready to give up on diet culture, but if you are, I wanted to share some wonderful books to help you out with that. Diets overwhelmingly do not work. Weight loss is almost never sustained long-term. Most people gain back everything they lost, and so many of us gain back so much more every single time.

Larger people stop going to the doctor. They don’t get the treatments they need. Focusing on weight loss as treatment can also cause anxiety and stress, trigger eating disorders, and create trauma and other mental health issues.

And Tips for What to do When it Does Dealing with weight stigma or anti-fat bias at the doctor’s office is a common experience for people of higher weight. It can leave us feeling unheard and untreated and can even cause trauma that keeps us from returning to the doctor, even when we may really

Bias and discrimination against people of higher weight are what create weight stigma. It matters because, contrary to popular belief, weight and body size has little to do with being lazy, unmotivated, lacking willpower, or engaging in out-of-control eating. It matters because another person’s body is none of our business. It matters because weight stigma

I was watching something on TV from a few years ago and they were talking about “the war on obesity” and I wondered how it could make sense to wage a war on any particular form of human body. A guy on the show was saying it is obese BEHAVIOR that he is against, not