Weight Discrimination

21 05, 2013

Ellen says “Fitch, Please” to Weight Discrimination

By |2013-05-21T10:58:23+00:00May 21st, 2013|My Story|2 Comments

I had every intention of writing a blog today about my wonderful weekend at the WLSFA Event. I have so many great things to share, but I am afraid that will have to wait, something more important to our community is on my mind this morning. Yesterday Ellen Degeneres weighed in on the current controversy surrounding a public statement by Abercrombie and Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries that the brand was "Absolutely Exclusionary" and only "wants [...]

1 03, 2013

Ellen Inspires my new Letter to Joan Rivers about Fat Jokes

By |2013-03-01T12:45:07+00:00March 1st, 2013|My Story|2 Comments

Yesterday I wrote a blog about WLS Plastics from the Patient Perspective. There was a reference in it to a school yard bully incident that I used to help people understand the psychological stigma that such encounters can have on you even 20 years later… The hall was crowded, kids bustling around as they rushed to their lockers to get their books for their next class. She stood at her locker with her back against [...]