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I Am Not Who You Think: Reflections on The Conversation Party.

I knew then that my disappearing act was not going to work.  I was going to have to respond. Buoyed by the words of the first guy, I raised my hand.  I said, “Check your assumptions.  You don’t know anything about a person’s health based on their size.  You don’t know anything about me.  I did a 5k last month.  I plan to do another in a few weeks.  Yeah, I’m fat but I teach a dance class, don’t eat sugar, wheat or dairy and get my full 5 servings of fruit and veg every day.  I am a big beautiful super hero!  I am the Goddess of Girth!  My hips hold the sway of oceans; the earth quakes with the power of my mighty, meaty thighs!  I…” I am paraphrasing…and exaggerating.  I don’t remember the exact words I used.

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