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Skinny Shaming
« on: July 22, 2019, 19:00:21 »
The struggle is real  :facepalm:

When ‘fat acceptance’ movement leaders decide to lose weight

Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound.

Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 pounds, her health took a dive. She was diagnosed with a blood cancer and multiple uterine fibroids that couldn’t be treated due to her weight. That’s when she decided to have bariatric surgery, a weight loss procedure.

She hadn’t yearned to be thinner, but she wanted to live at least long enough for her two children, ages 20 and 16, to make her a grandmother.

“For months I talked to my counsellor about how I would share my truth with you,” Bigelow told her followers at after the weight loss surgery last year. “I was concerned about how you would receive it. I feared the plus-size and body positive communities wouldn’t understand or respect my choice.”
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Offline Colin P

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Re: Skinny Shaming
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2019, 19:36:17 »
How selfish of her to put her and her children needs before that of the social media masses.