Breasts and cancer

It's been a while since I've posted here, I've recovered from radiotherapy (harder mentally than surgery because you're completely exhausted), I've travelled to India (will blog more about that later), and it's almost Christmas. I've been collecting some articles about breast cancer, the cost of … Continue reading

A radical suggestion

At yoga last week, as we were being told how to stand in mountain pose, to stand strong and let our legs and feet connect us to the ground, to not try and hold ourselves apart from the floor using our shoulders, my yoga instructor said, "take up all the room you need". Take Up All The Room You … Continue reading

We’re all the biggest loser

*Trigger warning for bullying, fat hatred and eating disorders* So that terrible, terrible show "The Biggest Loser" is back on TV, which means that I will be avoiding whatever channel it's on (I don't watch TV enough to even know that), and I won't be watching that TV screen when I'm at the … Continue reading

This is my body

This is my body This is my skin These are my curves, My corners, my moves I do not need you to tell me I am fat It is impossible for me to ignore I know from the way you look at me I know from the way you look away I do not need you to tell me I am fat I know whenever I try to buy … Continue reading

The crapness of music videos

Whenever I go to the gym I tend to put my earphones in and try to avoid watching the music video screen, which is huge.  Instead I focus on the display on the treadmill, other people at the gym, or the TV shows on the tiny screens.  However, every now and again I see something interesting out of … Continue reading