Stuart,

My child is in the 10th percentile for weight: very skinny. And very healthy (she does jiu jitsu three times a week, eats like a health-champ, and enjoys a little sugar now and then). This is not a post supporting unhealthy living. It is a post questioning why we seem to forget that EVERYONE already knows about health and knows about the pressure of it and EVERYONE who is unhealthy already knows they should try to be healthier. It is also a post about why on earth anyone would think to call someone in the 10th percentile for weight “fat.” It is a post about mental health. It is a post about anti-bullying, especially when it comes to using the word “fat” as a weapon

Thoughts. About Stuff. On purpose.

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