Fat in the Head is the culmination of over 15 years of experience with being fat and losing weight (with varying degrees of success). It’s about putting psychological wellbeing before the idea that ‘skinny is the only way to be’, as much as about practical advice to taming your inner Cookie Monster. It’s about learning to live with disappointment and responding with “I know, me too!” About getting inspired by failure rather than daunted by stories of success. It’s for those who are genuinely fat-shaped as well as for those who are Fat in the Head only.
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Last week I read the excerpt from Mindy Kaling’s upcoming book Why not me? I found her idea about what it means to be confident very powerful and motivating (particularly when you’ve just started a blog and you’re a little bit insecure about it). But, being Fat in the Head and all, I then wondered about the ‘me’ of some years ago: would I be inspired to get off my ass and lose weight or would I see in it yet another reason to stay in bed and eat deserts all day? Continue reading →
How does one successfully lose weight? Remembering the discussions my mother and grandmother had at the dinner table when I was a little girl, this seemed like some secret code every woman had to crack at one point in her life. Continue reading →