Sunday, July 19, 2009

Picture a Day - Day 228

After a week and a few days we have officially moved our place of residence, all thanks to Sacagawea:Or at least her likeness on the U-Haul we had to rent to be able to move our bed/entertainment center/ world's largest roll of toilet paper.
I can't feel my arms and my mother and husband are this close to mutiny but now we officially live in a house.

Now to just get everyone else we own moved over and in just a few days thanks to the wedding.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Apologies for monopolizing your blog Blablover5 but I have to say this: Okay fellow fats, I’m sick to death of all this self-hatred and shame spiral bullshit! When are we going to band together as a group and fight our oppressors? Society will continue to make us the scapegoats for all their ills unless we stand up and say No More!! I’m sick of reading countless stories of obese people harassed by airlines, by their fellow citizens, by the medical community, by everyone. We have got to take a stand, we’ve got to start fighting this. If you don’t know this stuff already, here’s your crash course: Obesity is genetic, dieting can’t alter your genetics but can kill you or permanently damage your body, obesity does not kill and it does not cause any other disease. Period. The treatment we suffer as obese people is no different than that which was suffered by African-Americans for centuries. In fact, every time you see the word fat or obese used in a negative light, I want you to mentally replace that word with the n-word. It’s no different, it’s completely socially acceptable to say fat derogatorily just as it was completely socially acceptable to use the n-word at one time. Usage of these words is never justified, it’s just the way it is or was and will continue to be forever until we say NO. Every time you think of buying into the idea that fat is wrong and you need to change to be a better, more socially acceptable person, think of someone of color buying into the idea that only white is beautiful, think of that person sitting down with a bottle of bleach and a scrub brush. Neither one (fat or of color) can change the way they look but the real point is that NONE of us should be shamed into pointless, destructive self-hatred in the first damn place. We will continue to be harassed and oppressed until we stand up for ourselves. When will we say enough is enough? When will we allow our voices to be heard? When we will stop apologizing for who we are? When?