This is so the worst thing you're going to read all day.

And it's only four paragraphs. [TW for a brief mention of disordered eating.]

But, boy oh boy, are they doozies. Supper-sized? Is that a Freudian typo, or is that meant to be some kind of joke? And how does one justify calling a 14+ "super-(or supper-)sized" in the same space in which one notes that "two thirds of American women are over size 14," making "average-sized" a much more appropriate moniker?

Don't even get me started on "officially obese."

And while I agree that there are a lot of women plagued by "lack of confidence and self-hatred," I would argue it is the fat hatred and body policing that breeds insecurity and self-loathing that holds women back, not their totally understandable reactions to that endemic oppression.

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