Today in Fat Hatred

[Content Note: Fat bias; medical malfeasance.]

From the Whoooooooooooops I Diagnosed You as Fat Files: Brian Harms was diagnosed as fat and told to lose weight if he wanted to feel better. Turns out he had a cyst deep in his brain that nearly killed him, of which uncontrollable weight gain was a symptom. Whoops!

Thank Maude that Harms lived.

But when people like me say "Fat hatred kills people all the time," this is what I mean. It's not hyperbole. It's a terrible truth.

[H/T to Shaker Carol.]

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