|1. Love the Quote- Hate the Art|
|2. Love the Quote - Love the Art|
|3. Hate the Quote- Love the Art|
|4. Hate the Quote - Hate the Art|
|5. Uncertain/mixed emotions|
|6. I don't like you and always vote negatively regardless|
Quoting Smartass *TNTC*:" I do not understand these posts, honestly. Fat and happy? What about healthy and happy? I don't know...."
Quoting Fat-and-Happy:" Why not fat and happy? Is there something about fat that excludes happiness from the equation?"
Quoting she nan igans:" LOVE this! It makes so much sense. I mean, I wouldn't stop loving my daughter no matter what, so why should I extend less to myself?"
Quoting Smartass *TNTC*:" No.... but why not promote healthiness and motivation to become healthy rather than justifying or glamorizing obesity? Not trying to be a bitch, generally curious."
Quoting Fat-and-Happy:" Because that supposition follows the theory that fat always equals unhealthy and thinness always equals ... [snip!] ... of self without qualifiers. True self-acceptance is a glorious foundation on which happy and fruitful lives are cultivated."
Quoting Smartass *TNTC*:" I agree that skinny does not equal healthy, always. But I also disagree that fat is ever healthy. I still do not understand. But that's fine."
Quoting Fat-and-Happy:" Studies have shown that there are metabolically fit obese people who have adequate amounts of physically ... [snip!] ... like. Why would someone take care of something they hate? Fat and Happy is a promotion of mental health, first and foremost."
Quoting Smartass *TNTC*:" When I was morbidly obese I would always stick with exactly what you are saying "I'm not unhealthy ... [snip!] ... I loved myself. But I didn't. Nothing is as wonderful as enjoying your body, feeling energetic and actually BEING healthy."
Quoting Fat-and-Happy:" So, in your experience, when did you start loving yourself?"
Quoting Smartass *TNTC*:" When I quit living behind some brick wall I put in front of myself to convince me that being fat was ... [snip!] ... really... you don't know how your body feels at a normal weight, and with good nutrients, until you actually experience it."
Quoting Fat-and-Happy:" So do you think that love for yourself occurred before the change or after the change? I'm just curious."