Being fat

It’s hard not to resent this body

It’s hard not to resent this body. Even while on a long weekend where there’s no pressure at all, I wake up feeling unslept,...

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Sobering Sydney and other recent adventures

It’s been a long time between blogs. I guess I have been pretty ‘busy’ most of the time lately — including the...

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The past few months…

I haven’t blogged since May, which is when I went to Melbourne for my 29th birthday. It has been a bit of a slog since then through a...

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Why I’m doing Walk in Her Shoes this week

This week, I’m walking 50km for the Walk in Her Shoes challenge, to raise funds for the work of CARE Australia to help women and...

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Put a bird on it.

Me in my new bird skirt from Modcloth (cannot see clearly in this photo, but I am also wearing an I heart Canberra badge). My...

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Betty has a bike… called Betty?

I bought a new bike!  I had an old mountain bike that I had been using last summer, but while it was a good bike in terms of having lots...

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Why ‘anti-obesity’ campaigns will fail

There’s a brand of tights and pantyhose in Australia called Size Wise.  They are for the ‘full-figured’ woman.  I used...

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Hello, new peeps

It seems like I had quite an influx of visitors today from The Punch, where I had a piece up about fat hate in the weight debate.  Read it...

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The Gruen Transfer “banned” size acceptance ad

There’s been quite a controversy brewing back in Oz over the ABC banning part of a segment on, IMO, one of the most interesting TV...

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Body rant.

I’m not normally one to whinge about being fat and obsess about it, at least not publicly. But I’ve been going to the gym a...

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A story

I have blown the dust off my notebook, sneezed profusely, found a pen suitable for my psychotically fussy shorthand tastes passed on from...

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A plus size lardy assed rant

Shopping malls are horrible horrible places.  They trap you with their convoluted carparking, convoluted floor plans and lifts and...

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