a few words about gum disease.

March 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm | Posted in being fat | Leave a comment

In addition to struggling with my weight, I also struggle with gum disease.  It’s not horrible where I’m losing teeth (yet) or anything but I do have to go to the dentist more frequently for cleanings and have to be pretty diligent about flossing.  (I had to have root scaling and planing a year or so ago [at 23!!] and it was painful enough that I vowed to floss every day for the rest of my life.  Haha.)

It never ever occurred to me that the gum disease and weight problems could be connected.  I know I know, another thing that obesity increases your risk of having but this one can cause some pretty serious stuff! Continue Reading a few words about gum disease….


being a bigger bridesmaid.

March 10, 2010 at 9:16 pm | Posted in being fat | 4 Comments
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“Will you be my bridesmaid?”

A simple enough question.  One meant to show love and affection and sometimes even slavery (why, yes I would love to hold up your dress as take a sh!t during your reception).  As a much thinner woman, I never batted an eye.  As a self-proclaimed fat girl, this question creates the same sweaty palms and light-headedness that dances in middle school once did.  Would you like to take a guess as to why? Continue Reading being a bigger bridesmaid….

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