Topic: weight

8 Things Not To Say To A Mom Who Just Lost Weight

8 Things Not To Say To A Mom Who Just Lost Weight

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As I’ve mentioned in the past, I struggled with an eating disorder for many years, which is always fun. Things got even more fun a few years ago when I needed to go on a particular medication, one that had the unfortunate side effect of making me gain quite a bit of weight (among other shitastic things). FUN. More »

Yeah, Schools Shouldn’t Be Sending Letters About Students’ Weight

Yeah, Schools Shouldnât Be Sending Letters About Studentsâ Weight

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I don’t think schools have any business informing parents that their children are overweight. Kristen Grasso, a mom in Naples, Fla., likely agrees with me, considering that she informed her local news station when her 5’5, 124 lb, 11-year-old daughter was sent home with a letter saying that she’s overweight. More »