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I am confident. I am worthy of love. I am enough.


So the excellent dancer, writer and activist Ragen Chastain (of Dances With Fat (http://www NULL.danceswithfat saw an ad for Australia’s version of “The Biggest Loser,” in which the contestants bemoaned their empty love lives. The implication, of course, is that if you are larger than whatever “normal” is this week, you don’t deserve love […]

Totally RAD?


There has been some discussion of late on the lipedema Yahoo group about the RAD diet (http://fatdisorders Some people who have tried it say it eases their pain from lipedema by reducing inflammation. RAD stands for Rare Adipose Disorders, of which lipedema is one, and the diet has been reviewed by Dr. Karen Herbst, […]



First, I want to post this picture of me. It’s a lovely picture of a delightful day — I’m doing a reading in the wedding of two of my favorite friends, and the photographer, Michael Bérubé of (http://www NULL.goodphotos, is both charming and skilled. So, naturally, when I saw it I sank into […]