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Human Parts

The Quiet Harm of #TransformationTuesday

On the healing fantasy of thinness, and what your before and after photos tell the fat people in your life

A photo of fitness balls on a rack at the gym.
Photo: Mint Images/Getty Images

I make a new friend.

We spend hours on the phone, over coffee, over drinks. We talk at length about his breakup, his new love interest, how to court her. We interpret her responses together…

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Your Fat Friend

Your Fat Friend

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Your Fat Friend writes about the social realities of living as a very fat person. www.yourfatfriend.com