Some truths about being fat

I read this on the internet and it’s so true:

“A lot of the narrative about food/fitness in this country is tied to denying what you want/piously suffering for the “perfect” body.”

I’m just on a journey to slightly better health. Just enough so that my knees don’t hurt walking up steps. Forget the perfect body. I don’t hate my current body but I have a ways to go before I can say I love it.

” Very few fat people want to be fat. Some of us are more comfortable with it than others. Some are proud. Most are tortured about it to some degree. We don’t need people worrying about our health, insinuating we’re corrupting kids with our *existence*, complaining about the “tax burden”, and we sure as hell don’t need people telling us we should never ever feel beautiful. ”

People who feel confident and who feel beautiful and good about themselves are more likely to be happy (obviously) and more likely to want to be active, to go out and play sports or go on a hike or go swimming, etc, and thus lose weight.

A  person who is told that she’s disgusting and ugly and fat doesn’t want to go to the gym, for fear that people will sneer. they don’t want to join a sports team because people will scoff and they don’t want to go to the pool because people will be disgusted by the sight of them in a bathing suit.

Feeling disgusting and ugly leads to inactivity and it leads to depression, and thus can lead to more overeating.

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