Some things taste better than skinny feels: food guilt, control issues & fat kid honesty

Ah, that famous Kate Moss quote, “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” Well, it’s TOTAL BULLSHIT. A LOT of things taste as good as thin feels, and better. (hellooooo bacon) This is how I know my new Weight Watchers leader is the one for me – she feels the same way. She even threw … Continue reading

“Fat” Girl Shopping

This past Saturday I went clothes shopping for the first time in a long time, and the first time since I started my diet efforts anew. It’s important to shop through your weight loss, celebrating the small victories — dropping a dress size, or even just fitting better into the same one. Despite the fact … Continue reading

Heavy vs. The Biggest Loser – is reality “fat” TV any good for us?

A part of my “diet plan” this time around is to watch reality shows that show obese people triumphing over fat, uttering cliches into the camera, tears and sweat running down their chubby faces as music swells in the background. Why? A mixture of positive and negative reinforcement, watching something like The Biggest Loser reminds … Continue reading

You know you live in Hollywood when you’re the fattest girl at the gym

Well, so far Weight Watchers, you have me convinced. I’ve lost 4.2 pounds in two weeks, and coming up on my week three weigh-in, I am optimistic (and my home scale says I’m down at least 3 more pounds, as of this morning). There are a number of reasons for this. I am more serious … Continue reading

Weight Watcher’s PointsPlus – UR BLOWIN’ MAI MIND

What better way to start off the New Year, and break from a writing hiatus (I’ve actually been writing on Tumblr regularly…), than with “fat kid goes back to Weight Watchers.” As you may recall, I stopped attending my last meeting, when a skinny bitch takeover* lead to my actually GAINING weight on the program. … Continue reading

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