“What’s happening out there – examples not to live by – yours, mine and ours?”

Often there are subtle reminders of the weight bias out there. And sometimes they come in through the back door with no anticipation of their arrival. Such is the story I am about to tell. Let me preface things by saying I have been fortunate in not experiencing (overt)...



YWM2013 Preview

As the 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention quickly approaches, we take this time to reflect back on the great memories and experiences that made the Inaugural Convention such a success and to look forward to the top-notch education and welcoming community offered in August in Phoenix at...



Measure Your Bias

Let’s talk about weight bias and discrimination. I’ll start. I’ve been fat, I’ve been thin, I’ve cared for patients and counseled friends with obesity, I’ve provided educational sessions to healthcare providers and public health students on managing weight bias. And yet, there are those times when I fail to...




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