[DWJ] weight (was Bad Mothers (was HP))

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Fri May 18 00:43:55 EDT 2007

On 18/05/07, Kathleen Jennings <kathleen.jennings at gmail.com>
> Now, when people I know lose weight and I feel I am expected to
> comment, I ask, "Was it intentional?" and if they say yes, and they
> have been trying hard I will probably congratulate them on the work
> they have put in. But I have friends who have lost weight because they
> are sick or stressed or have an eating disorder and I cannot regard
> weight loss in and of itself as a positive character-trait


I have gained three stones since 1997. While I now struggle to keep my
weight down,  I don't want *anyone* congratulating me on  weight loss thank
you. skin and bones did *not* suit me.,


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