Myth: Fat is Unhealthy

And suggesting that it isn’t true is a counter-cultural act.

My friend Pattie Thomas wrote a fantastic book called Taking Up Space where she looks at 10 myths about being fat. I thought it might be fun to revisit them, from the other side of weight loss surgery.

Starting with this myth: Fat is Unhealthy.



Oh, shit. Making my biggest, most secret, most insane goal public. I used to weigh 368 pounds. I'm going to enter an Ironman race when I'm as old as my mother was when she died.

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