Is Tess Holliday a good role model?

Posted by: russian_metaphor_man

Advocates fat acceptance or some such nonsense, I haven't really looked into it just overheard it.

  • Yes

  • No

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  • She is out of shape, and wants others to be as well. It is unhealthy and wrong to except being, not overweight, but morbidly obese. I am saying this as a man who actually enjoys women to be rather "thick", but that is just unhealthy

    Posted by: basils
  • Obese is not normal and healthy, any more than anorexia.

    Posted by: TBR
  • Although many people advocate having acceptance of your own body image, there is a line to draw between obesity and chubbiness.

  • She's obese. Nothing to be proud of.

  • I wish i could say yes but body wise, we should face facts, being fat you will never be as healthy as you could be if you where a smaller version of yourself. A good role model can be slightly overweight but not obese and not stupidly skinny too. Balance.

  • NO, being extremely thin or obese is no difference than a person addicted to drugs. Seriously, controlling your bad habits is the best role model for yourself.

  • That is definitely not something to be proud of, it`s embarrassing!

    Posted by: AveyC
  • 2 years ago at the age of 26 I was 5'11" and weighted in at 280 pounds. I DID NOT LOOK GOOD. Sure my face was pretty but I didn't look good. But worst of all everyday I was feeling worst and worst. Even though my blood work came back normal and my blood pressure was normal I knew the longer I continued to allow myself to be that big, To be obese, The greater the health concerns. I knew I should love myself because you just should. But I also loved myseld enough to know that this is just unhealthy and I would end up diabetic with heart disease. Maybe not when I was 30 or even 40 but I knew even though I was "healthy" then I wouldn't be the older I got. No we shouldn't shame obese people, We should love them and teach them to love themselves and in return love themselves enough to worry about the future health consequences of being morbidly obese. You might be healthy and happy weighting 280 pounds and 26 but it will catch up to you eventually. Most people are not 280 pounds because they overeat kale. They eat kale and then 2 bowls of ice cream after dinner while sitting on the couch not having exercised that day. It's absurd.

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basils says2015-07-11T04:09:17.4415707-05:00
*accept not except >_> This will haunt me for the rest of my life.
TBR says2015-07-11T11:56:03.0180405-05:00
@Reeseroni - I had to look her up. She is not a image of "healthy body size", and any idea that this is more acceptable than a unhealthy skinny is preposterous hype.

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