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How Body Positivity Movement Has Turned Toxic

How Body Positivity Movement Has Turned Toxic

When I started this blog, I did not want to touch this subject because I know how it is affecting people. I know how people can get very defensive when this subject is brought up, and I don’t want to reopen the wound, or make it worse… but I think something needs to be said. It started when I was watching one of Dr. Mike’s video. Yes, Dr. Mike — the legitimate doctor who did study medical, and shared his…

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Weight Loss and Mental Health

Weight Loss and Mental Health

My first ever encounter with the word ‘diet‘ was when I was around 9 or 10 years old. Definitely not more than twelve, and I am sure I was still studying in Primary School. One of my school friend was a child model. She was so pretty, and obviously because she was exposed to modelling world, she was ahead of us in this body image industry. Sometimes I wonder if she is still doing this for a living, but at…

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Cheating Sundays?

Cheating Sundays?

Just a couple of weeks a go I realised that people used their weekends as their cheat days. It is interesting for me, because Sunday has a dark food history as the day when people actually cheat. Weird right? Rumour has it that in the end of 1800’s there’s such a law in the US which prohibit the sales of soda water on Sundays because it is a vice. Ice cream soda, which was at that time best sellers were…

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Now First Thing First

Now First Thing First

A lot of people struggle with weight loss because they guesstimate everything. It is literally impossible to know how to lose weight if you don’t really know how you weigh. Sounds like a common sense, right? But surprisingly, a lot of people don’t even own a proper bathroom scale. My husband never had a scale until I insisted on buying it for us, and that’s when he realised that he was way heavier than he thought he was. That’s exactly…

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It Needs To Start Somehow

It Needs To Start Somehow

I think it is better for me if I start it with a story. Many years ago, roughly around 2015 I decided that I needed to lose some weight. I was not unhealthily overweight — in fact I was just on the top border of my normal BMI (Body Mass Index), but I was not happy with the way I was and how I had let myself go. Like many people said over and over again, BMI could mean nothing…

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