I don’t have an obligation to be healthy, actually, and I don’t have an obligation to rush to assure you that I’m a ‘good fatty’ with great cholesterol and good scores on other health indicators allegedly related to weight. I don’t have an obligation to tell you that fat isn’t correlated with health because I shouldn’t have to justify the existence of fat people by informing you that you don’t understand how fat bodies work, and you’re not familiar with the latest studies on fatness, morbidity and mortality, health indicators, and social trends.
Because fat people have a right to exist, healthy or unhealthy, and this whole argument about health is a red herring. It suggests that if only fat people could prove that fat and health aren’t coupled, they’d be okay. Society is just concerned for us—worried that we’ll be felled too soon, taking our glorious minds into the ground with us to rot, all because we were fat and we refused to take personal responsibility for our fatness.
Here’s the thing, though: fat people have a right to exist, no matter what their health status is, and their health status is both not your business and not evidence to be used when determining whether they should be found wanting. Fatness is just a characteristic, one with which many people have a complex relationship because it’s socially loaded. Your judgement about fat has not been requested, nor is it required.”
Relevant. Read more here. (from “DO YOU CARE ABOUT MY HEALTH, OR JUST THINK I’M GROSS? BE HONEST" by S. E. Smith)
That article title tho
People do with their lifes what they want, some are fat because its in their DNA, some because they are sick, some because they eat like there is no tomorrow.
I’m fat, yep tall and fat…I have no problems in admiting that and in school I was bullied because of that. I didn’t had food education, my kids will know why one should not drink soft drinks like water, nobody explained that to me when I was a kid, if they did I would try to stop drink shit or maybe not, but that would be my choice.
I don’t give a shit if someone in the street is fat or not…but I do give a shit if the people I love are getting fat because of lack of information, ignorance should not be the reason for one to get fat.
One can die from many things, I had a really cool neighbour, the guy was in the army, was in perfect shape , didn’t drink much or smoke and yet died of lung cancer….So live life, enjoy ice cream, chocolate, all the shitty things you can eat but try to balance that with the fact that if you abuse those things there is the chance you actually die from them and that sucks.
I don’t find fat people gross, I love my fat and think that I look nice for my age.
I love nude vintage photos because I see beautiful women that have fat and they look amazing. In the end I’m happy with myself, fat is only a problem if you are getting sick from it or don’t feel good with your body.