Fit is a Feminist Issue, Link Round Up #58

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Fit Is a Feminist Issue

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This is where we share stuff we can’t share on our Facebook page for fear of being kicked out! Read why here. Usually the posts are about body image, sometimes there’s nudity but we’re all adults here. Right?

Why does a fitness blog even care about body image? You can read about that here.

These Women Were Fat-Shamed By Their Doctors—And It Almost Cost Them Their Lives

Rebecca Hiles had a chronic cough and breathlessness for years. Catherine Carelli broke her leg. Christel Arant’s blood pressure spiked suddenly. All three of these women consulted doctors multiple times. All were given the same diagnosis: obesity. If you would just lose weight, they were told, your symptoms will go away. I wish I could say these were anomalies, unfortunate but rare. But this kind of misdiagnosis happens every single day in doctors’ offices and hospitals across the country. It’s so common…

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