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webmaster | 03/13/14

If you really want to irritate me, ask me this: “You’re already skinny. Why do you still run?”

  1. I’m not skinny, I’m strong.
  2. I didn’t start running to “get skinny,” so just because I’m at a healthy, happy weight, it’s no reason for me to stop doing what I love.

When one hears, “I was bullied about my weight,” one automatically may assume the person making that statement is obese. I’d like to point out that thin people are victims of weight bullying too. Calling someone too skinny is the same as calling someone too fat...


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