Fat Bottomed Girls

A Fat Positive site, focusing on women who are fat and not ashamed of it.

Friday, January 31, 2003

Fat and Fierce, baby, raar. Check out the list of 'f' words.

Tuesday, January 28, 2003

Surgeon General seems to be smoking something..."

Dr. Carmona, what is the most pressing issue in health facing the United States today?' " Carmona said. "She thought I was going to say weapons of mass destruction.

"But I said obesity. She was stunned. I mean, she couldn't say a word for 30 seconds because she didn't expect to hear `obesity.'

Can you say insanity? I knew you could. I mean, hell, is there a secret fat coalition that is going to murder 1000s of people? I'm sure my fat ass would have heard about that by now.

Ampersand rocks. "It appears that in comedy, fat people can be made fun of in any way at all - as long as there aren't any fat actors in the room. "

Weighting Game
(Username/password = fatgirls/fatgirls)

"A careful survey of medical literature reveals that the conventional wisdom about the health risks of fat is a grotesque distortion of a far more complicated story. Indeed, subject to exceptions for the most extreme cases, it's not at all clear that being overweight is an independent health risk of any kind, let alone something that kills hundreds of thousands of Americans every year."

(link ripped from the pages of Metafilter

Hmm, could it be we were right all along?

Friday, January 24, 2003

"It is not easy to become beautiful. It requires hard work, patience, and
attention to detail. It also takes a certain firmness of purpose. Beauty is in
the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a
stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye." --Miss Piggy

Thursday, January 02, 2003

Fat Bottomed Girls will be back in full force on January 8th, 2003. I'm away in Indiana and prior to that I was preparing for Christmas and fighting off bronchitis. Be prepared, spread the word, join the forum.