Business first: Hello to the Blog Hoppers! I know we all say that we're doing it for ourselves.  Really we have to.  If we don'...

So business first: I absolutely hate it when I'm in a groove running on the elliptical, 50 minutes in, and someone comes to the gym, a...

First things first -- **waves hello to all her new followers** ((yes, people reading my blog makes me insanely happy and mad with power... j...

ugh... crazy day at work + tomato-like sunburn + ridiculous weather system overhead = GAAAH so here's a link on why you need sun and th...

This is me in 1994 (school photo that Chris Roth drew a heart around in my yearbook as a way to mock me).... The photo was taken shortly a...

There are many reasons I love the summer.  I'm a Leo (8/8), pool!, cute sundresses, and wonderful, beautiful fresh fruits and veggies at...

So Emily and I were chatting the other day about a bike ride she took around New York City.  There was one part that had a very big hill.  ...

So my brother and I think my mom had anorexia, and at the very least we know she had food issues. And someone made me think of this tonight...

So much of me wants to delete my previous post -- as it's a little embarrassing and the result of 4 Coronas. Embarrassing for two reaso...

Just once, once in my life a guy will see me from across the bar, think I'm cute, offer to buy me a drink and try to give me his phone n...

I'm just going to put this out there as I'm still absolutely beat from yesterdays' run+softball game+softball game and it seems ...

I am beat ... 6 km on the elliptical and 2 softball games in 95 degree heat (one game I was in the outfield running around like a chicken w...

So you've often read me talk about my dad here as part of the reason why I'm fat. I'm proud to announce that he's taking p...

National Institution of Health's Portion Distortion Quiz 1 National Institution of Health's Portion Distortion Quiz 2 Jillian Mic...

One of my biggest complaints (that could easily be remedied on my part , but I preferred to complain) is that gym-provided towels are SO SMA...

1.  ( Online ) Dating as a fat chick sucks.  Guys read that I have a "little extra" and dismiss the entirety of who I am.  It'...

Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But ...

I've written before that I have someone very close to me that is my inspiration .... I wrote once: Had it not been for one of my clos...

So while having a respiratory infection might've helped me break the barrier of 200lbs (because I barely couldn't eat anything for a...

So you all know my recent weekend caloric misadventures , as well as my on-going struggle against Oreos (little bastards that they are). ...

I'm making plans to double up my exercise. Go to the gym in the morning before work and after work (excepting when I have plans and the...

138 days until the wedding . Seriously, why isn't my butt in the gym every second possible? Do I think that I'll magically drop 2...

So in my last post I spoke about being able to know when you're full.  I want to make it very clear that this is my ideal and by no mean...

This is an interesting article . But the greatest challenge to any nutritional shift is, of course, changing your mind. "You should co...

Ms. KyotoCake gave me an award and compliments... "Fatgirl vs world @ I go through life in inches and pounds - who always writes abou...

Tequila .  You evil fiend. I could have gone the whole night drinking Corona Lite... but no... you had to come along. **feels woozly** T...

While I dedicate this to all of you, I'm thinking of someone in mind -- who is the sister I never had and a huge inspiration to me.   Bu...

Today while I was at lunch, two girls from the Independent Women's Forum asked me what feminism means to me.  I have very mixed feeling...

Some great quotes from Jewel  in the July 2010 Shape Magazine cover story: On being called "the chubby Renee Zellweger" in the me...

My dear friend Blake challenged me to write this post... so here goes: I quoted the other day from Crystal Renn's book, Hungry , about...

So I had an appointment with my dietician today to discuss the results of my blood tests, among other things.  The biggest shock was how lo...

Remember I said I like to read from a variety of different sources ? In Veronica Monet's Sex Secrets of Escorts , she makes a great po...

So last night I'm coming back from dropping friends off at the Metro .  I am wearing a sleeveless shirt, shorts, and flip flops .  To ge...

I'm always interested in books on health, nutrition, and body studies.  I read everything from Dr. Huizenga's Where Did All the Fat ...

One of the comments that I get from people is that I'm very honest and open on here.  With that in mind.... I think everyone has days ...

This is a great article (from February) between Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) and Oprah. A little background:  I grew up in a Catholic household ...

I want to be very clear about this: my blog title is Fat Girl vs. World.  I want to make it very clear that I am aware of how "fat"...

Hello all of you glorious new friends!!  Welcome to my blog, Fat Girl vs. World. Who knows, one day I might be Fit Girl vs. World.  I'll...

In Ranier Maria Rilke 's First Letter to a Young Poet , Rilke tells the young poet that he's come to the wrong person to ask whether...

Friend and fellow blogger, Crystal , asked me a few questions about the BodyMedia Fit .  I think the discussion is something that everyone c...

I'll never hide it:  I love The Biggest Loser .  I've been watching it (on and off) ever since it began.  While I like Bob and his ...