AN SSBBWs WORLD
Information and rants about living in the real world as an SSBBW
As SSBBWs, we live in a world built for smaller people. Each day we face challenges to fit in, or even to just fit. While education and information are powerful tools, our best resource is each other. Let us know your tips or rants about this subject at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each month we try to profile an SSBBW to help inspire those SSBBWs who haven't yet gotten that they are wonderful, caring, sexy, special people. We are always looking for more great and wonderful SSBBWs that feel they can be an inspiration to others to be profiled. Send us a mail if you are interested!!
Click here to see our new resident advice columnist come to the aid of three individuals.
You say Santa Claus, I say Father Christmas...
I was going to write a brief history of Santa Claus but once I started researching I realized that I couldn't do justice to such an icon in a short article.
Santa Claus has a history going back hundreds of years and is known all over the world in some form. Many countries have their own version of Santa Claus. He could be known as Father Christmas, or Saint Nicholas or Pere Noel or Sinterklass depending on your part of the world. His looks can also vary from country to country but one thing that remains the same is the excitement he brings to children every year.
Check out these websites to learn more about him:
Obesity In the News.....
New blood test to predict obesity risk - http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=74091§ionid=3510210
Morgan Spurlock weighs in on child obesity - http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2008/11/01/morgan-spurlock-weighs-child-obesity/
Are we feeding a fear of fatness? - http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/features/article5057229.ece
How your friends and colleagues can make you fat: obesity is contagious, says new research - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1084250/How-friends-colleagues-make-fat-obesity-contagious-says-new-research.html
Experimental Drug Prevents Obesity, Diabetes Even With High Fat Diet - http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7012931407
Obesity 'programmed before birth' - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7721438.stm
Surgery should be standard for obesity - http://www.6minutes.com.au/articles/z1/view.asp?id=430940
Canadian court rules obese travelers get 2 seats - http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5giHCajIJjyB7cB5XTeh3aRA4xwgAD94LE0G80
|"Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart."
|"Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm,
The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word."
~Emma Lazarus, "The Feast of Lights"
Letters to the Editor...
We've received a few letters to the editor lately and would like to post them here. If you have anything to say we'd love to hear from you too, so send us an email.
"Hi I didn't know that this magazine existed and am so Glad. I am a big lady myself and we are people too and its about time people start treating us with respect. I wish some one would do a poll on how big people are being treated in the world. I have experienced hate, rudeness, not being able to be treated in the hospital because my weight wouldn't hold the table. I do a lot for my community and feel like no one should be so disrespectful. Its time for people to realize this world isn't all skinny there are all different sizes. Thanks. " [Pat]
Hello my name is Jeff and I am a proud FA. I have been since age 12 and I am 43 now and have always and always will enjoy the company of ssbbws 400lbs and more. To me they are one of God's greatest creations that should be cherished and worshipped. [Jeff]