Don’t Touch Me!


As a recovering (note I did not say “recovered”) fat person I can tell you from experience that most, and I qualify that generalization by saying again “most,” obese people do not want other people touching their expanses.  I was, am, that person. My

RooCup: The Bane of America


I am posting this in the Stuff Fat People Do category. As a recovering Fat Person I feel that I can speak on this. You guys know that I tells it likes I sees it, but I have a feeling that I am going

World Class Runner


Hey folks.  Triathlon training is whipping me. My 70.3 race is now less than 3 weeks away and I am nervous, stoked, scared, thrilled…all of it. I go to bed at like 9:30 these days. And that cuts into my post writing, seeing as

Stuff Fat People Do: The Out of Breath Cough


As a recovering  fat person I like to talk about things I do or have done as a fat person.  Wanna read more? Check out the stuff fat people do.

Have you ever been with a fat person while walking up a flight

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Stuff Fat People Do:Sweating the Party


I was having a little bit of writers block for the past couple of days.  I felt like I should be writing SOMETHING about the Holiday season and eating right during this time and all of that jazz. But everyone seems to be writing

Driver’s License Weight


I am posting this under the Stuff Fat People Do category, but I really think that everyone does this.

Did you lie about your weight on your driver license? Come on. Did you?

Sure you did. Everyone does. There is no scale at the

Elevator Calculator


So here is something that I do that I wonder if others do.

I am always a little concerned when I have to get on an elevator with more than just myself. The first thing I always try and do is STEP LIGHTLY. Ha! How

Fear of the Plastic Chair


One time, when I was in high school, some friends and I went to this little cafe dealy thing on the Isle of Palms.  I don’t think it is there any more. And I’m glad. Because I hated it.

It wasn’t the food. It

Where Are My Car Napkins?


I had a realization yesterday. It should make for an interesting post.

I was tooling down ole highway 17 yesterday when I felt like I might have a bat in the cave. You know. A cliffhanger? Snail in the shell?

Ok. A boogie.

So now that

To Cover My Shame


My sister-in-law always says that tan fat looks better than not-tan fat. I agree, but tanning your fat can be a problematic endeavor if you feel like I do on the inside.

Do you know the phrase “You’re damned if you do and damned

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