Is fat the worst thing you can be?

Is fat the worst thing you can be?

Recently the gorgeous @alisondresses reminded us of a JK Rowling quote:

“Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me!”

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This was after Rowling went to the British Book Awards. Rowling bumped into a woman she hadn’t seen for nearly three years. The first thing she said to her? ‘You’ve lost a lot of weight since the last time I saw you!’. Rowling recalls thinking ‘Well, the last time you saw me I’d just had a baby.’ And what she felt like saying was, ‘I’ve produced my third child and my sixth novel since I last saw you. Aren’t either of those things more important, more interesting, than my size?!’.

Well we agree with her! In our opinion 'fatness' shouldn't be a conversation:

1 - Its personal. So stop inputting if you aren't asked!

2 - We believe the focus should be health and happiness, and again thats personal! It varies from person to person.

3 - Our bodies are so much more than aesthetic fads to be tortured and manipulated. 

What are your thoughts on the topic of fatness? We would love to see your comments!

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