Dear Media: Stop Exploiting Our Fear of Fat

For decades, we've watched a multi-billion dollar weight loss industry change the way we see perceive health. Honestly, the health vs. weight debate became so exaggerated and abused that we stopped leading healthy lifestyles and we became obsessed with thinness. 

I'm tired of watching the mainstream media do little to stop the abuse. I'm tired of seeing women who are already showing up and leading healthy, active lifestyles shamed for not being thin. When I look at the picture Shape used to promote that reckless tweet, I see myself...

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