My name is Joei. Pronounced "Joey". Its not short for anything and I have spelled it correctly. Knitting is cool. Social Work is cool. Feminisim is cool. Faith is cool. Fandoms are cool.
Weight and body oppression is oppressive to everyone. When you live in a society that says that one kind of body is bad and and other is good, those with “good” bodies constantly fear that their bodies will go “bad”, and those with “bad” bodies are expected feel shame and do everything they can to have “good” bodies. In the process, we torture our bodies, and do everything from engage in disordered eating to invasive surgery to make ourselves okay. Nobody wins in this kind of struggle.
I asked my friend if she was having a good day today. All she replied with was this