In episode 16 of the Right Now Show we discuss the Size Diversity Task Force’s New “Fat and Proud” project. We also talk about why The Fat Chick has chosen to reclaim the word “fat” and how we can use that word to describe but not to define us as people. Enjoy!
You can learn more about why Jeanette calls herself The Fat Chick on her website here:
You can learn more about the Fat and Proud project and download the page templates on the Size Diversity Task Force Web page here:
Learn more about the Size Diversity Task Force here:
Read a fascinating discussion about how one organization is coping with the word “fat” on Ragen Chastain’s awesome blog right here:
In this episode, Jeanette DePatie AKA The Fat Chick shares some information about finding the right fitness teacher or trainer. She shares a personal story about a really disastrous bout with a personal trainer and gives you practical tips for finding a personal trainer that is just right for you!
In this episode I offer a bit of perspective on the controversy surrounding the videos recently released by Dove. This episode also features a special treat–a poem composed and performed by The Fat Chick her own self!
Many of us have been taught that cravings are something to be thwarted, ignored or denied. But our bodies have a way of insisting on getting what they want. In this video you will learn about why it’s so important to pay attention to cravings, what happens when you ignore cravings and the very simplest and most effective way to deal with cravings. You’ll also learn about the 2,000 calorie cookie, so check it out!
Intuitive eating can be extremely challenging. But there is help out there. Here are a few important resources:
In Episode 6 of the Right Now Show, we address a viewer inquiry about exercising with chronic pain or disability. We discuss strategies for exercising with osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and other sources of chronic pain, discuss the traffic light method for rating pain conditions and discuss techniques for getting the most out of your workouts.
Here are some other important resources for exercising with chronic pain:
This week I’m offering a special FREE BONUS VIDEO with additional information on exercising with chronic pain.
In Episode 005 of the Right Now Show, we explore the cycle of dieting, deprivation and desperation that I have dubbed “The Big Fat Cookie Cycle”. Learn a few reasons why dieting typically fails and why the Health At Every Size(R) approach seems to be so much more successful.
Here are some important references offering more information on Health At Every Size:
This week on episode 2 of “The Right Now Show with Jeanette DePatie (AKA The Fat Chick) I’ll be talking about a fabulous activism project created by the Size Diversity Task Force (of which I am a proud member). The Size Diversity Task Force is asking folks to “liberate” diet books from thrift shops and rummage sales and donate the pages to the SDTF. The group will then take the pages and use them to create a world-record breaking paper-mache sculpture! You can learn more about it here: http://sizediversitytaskforce.wordpress.com/paper-mache-in-a-big-big-way/
Oh and if you’d like to win extra special bonus points and save the planet while you’re liberating diet books, check out this video created by Julianne Wotasik and Ragen Chastain:
I had so much fun working on this trailer. And I liberated over 1,500 pages for the cause just in one day! It was easy! Thanks so much for your interest in the show. Remember, I’m collecting ideas for future shows so drop me an email at jeanette at thefatchick dot com to let me know what you’d like me to talk about.
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P.S. Tonight I’ll also be doing a Teleseminar with Anne Cuthbert. You can sign up for free right HERE! I’ll be speaking at 5:00 PM (PST) and I can’t wait to take your questions about how to set up fitness resolutions that won’t leave you sad, sick, injured or dead!