A great, quick article on how our societal perspective on fat affects people's health in a very real way from Lifestyle Coach Kelly Bliss.
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If you can separate your need to be fit from an identification with thinness, you'll have a much healthier relationship with yourself and a healthier overall body and mind. :-)