You hear a lot about anti-bullying lately – especially on social media and the news. But no one seems to think about thin people when they talk about groups being bullied or “shamed”
As a naturally thin person, I have always heard the “you’re sooooo skinny”, “do you even eat?”, or “I don’t know how you stay alive that thin…” comments. Whether as a college kid who didn’t care about exercising and lived on ramen noodles, or as an adult who practices yoga, hunts, and eats spinach salads like it’s her business … I have ALWAYS looked like this. That doesn’t stop the comments though. No matter how many times I tell people “Yeah, I am thin. I know’ or “Yes, I eat plenty…” or “I stay alive because I’m healthy….”, it still doesn’t stop.
So, just a suggestion for the day. Try to stop thinking of people in terms…
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