So the Functional Girl podcast has been a long time coming. For a long time it was just me (CJ)... and who wants to hear me talk to myself for 30 minutes? But over the last year I've acquired eight Functional Girls (Caitlyn, Christine, Ellen, Erika, Netera, Nichole, Sammy and . . .
A functional body isn’t about trying to attain a certain size or about health by someone else’s definition. It’s not about the “perfect” body or “perfect” health. It’s about what you want to do with your body and in your circumstances. And it’s nobody else’s business. A . . .
After years of body shame, one conversation with Ragen Chastain changed my life… But let me start at the beginning. One day when I was 15 years old, I had some friends over to hang out. While we were making food in the kitchen, my father sauntered in. He took stock of the . . .
Ragen Chastain’s new book, Fat: The Owner’s Manual is truly an owner’s manual for anyone, not just people struggling with their body image. Unlike many books on body image, Chastain actually has an inclusive platform. This book does not shame skinny or fat girls, but encourages . . .