Simple Does Not Equal Easy and Other Really Annoying Truths About Dieting

Simple Does Not Equal Easy and Other Really Annoying Truths About Dieting

Dean Winchester Eating a Cheeseburger

A friend of mine recently mentioned the book The Fuck It Diet in a Twitter thread and it inspired me to reread it. I remembered loving the first three-quarters or so when I first read it a couple months ago, but I got pissed when the writer acknowledged that she had always benefited from thin privilege and implied that she had never been larger than a size 12, and I believe I ragequit the book at that point and never looked back. But I still owned both the Kindle book and the Audible audiobook, so I put both back on my phone (and iPad) and dived back in, determined to finish the book this time.

The premise is super simple: eat whatever you want, whenever you want, all the time. You will gain weight, and you just have to become okay with that outcome and learn to love your fat self, because permanent weight loss is basically impossible. Read more

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