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The ABC's of Being Fat
The new ABC's, of being fat that is, according to the Large & Lovely site.
A Armchair Aggravation - Why do chairs have arms? Why is it they are only made for small butts when supposedly 60% of the population is overweight?
B The Mysterious Bosom - Do you remember the moment when you first became aware (or self conscious) of your body?
C Cunt: a declaration of independence - When "Cunt" first came out and Inga Muscio would find herself in social settings accosted by "So, what do you do?" questions, how she'd answer would pretty much be determined by her impression of the person asking.
D Dress For Success - Approximately 65% of the women helped by this program wear a size 14 or larger, and they are always in need of new or nearly new interview appropriate clothing donations in larger sizes.
E Exercise - Yes, plus size people exercise too. But you already knew that didn't you.
F Fat!So? - We've been hearing for years that the "average American woman is five-feet-four-inches tall, weighs 144 pounds, and wears a size 12 or 14."
G Exami-Gowns - Hate having your arse hanging out the back of a hospital gown.
H Plus Size Halloween Costumes - There's no reason Halloween has to be just for kids or just for skinny people.
I Interview with Artist Dari Walker - Learn about Dari Walker and her beautiful sculpture Isabella!
J Plus Size Journal - Here are 100 things to journal about instead of your weight. Because we all know there is more to us than our weight.
K How to Lose Your Ass & Regain Your Life by Kirstie Alley - There's all this talk going back and forth about Kirstie Alley right now. Positive and negative depending on the group or individual.
L Love Your Body Wristbands - Big on Batik founder Cathy Miller started this new venture called the Love Your Body Wristband Project.
M Breaking the Fat Mentality - "I can't do that because I'm fat." Don't buy into the fat mentality. You deserve better.
N The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance - Fat people are not alone in their fight against discrimination.
O The Obesity Miff - With so much of the population overweight or on the verge of obesity the science community just can't figure out why.
P Plus Size Pregnancy - Read about real women and their plus size pregnancy experience.
Q uestions! What everyone should ask when they are told about the latest health report stats. Visit Big Fat Facts.
R Plus size Reading - Recommended reading for Large and Lovely women´s empowerment. Books, magazines, movies and websites with content.
S Monique Jurgen, Big Girl Gear - How does a plus size woman end up living in sunny California (a place known for its sun, tan skin and bikinis) and running a clothing business offering fashionable super-sized clothing for women?
T is for toys specifically Big Beautiful Dolls - Did you play with dolls when you were growing up? I did. Now there's a real doll on the market. Move over Barbie!
U Underwear, specifically Plus Size Bras - Fitting a bra and where to buy one online.
V Lanita Varshell, Yoga Instructor - The owner and founder of A Gentle Way Yoga & Joyful Movement Center in La Mesa, California. L
W The Fat Girl's Guide to Life by Wendy Shanker - She's written for national women's magazines, she's hosted fashion shows, she's traveled far and wide to gather the data she's compiled for the "The Fat Girl's Guide to Life." Ok, maybe not "far and wide" but she has first hand experience.
X ceptional! That's What Women Are - Print it out and admire all the qualities of a good woman, no matter what your size.
Y Just My Size Yoga with Megan Garcia - No longer exclusive to the sleek and muscular bodies of the world, yoga has become a major form of physical activity for the plus size woman.
Z aftig Well Rounded Erotica by Hanne Blank- Humans are sexual beings--all humans, not just the skinny ones, not just the straight ones.
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