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dear fatties who workout shirtless...

...go on with your bad self! For the rest of you out in the world that don't meet mainstream standards of beauty and health, but get hot working out like every other human being - go ahead, take it off. Let me be the first to apologize for any snickering and snide comments that are made.

We are all human. We sweat. Colorado gets warm. Considering you are not being lazy by sitting on the couch, you deserve to make yourself comfortable ESPECIALLY when it motivates you to work harder. The taking off of one's shirt is not a privilege for the uniquely beautiful. I would hate for this to lead to some kind of body issue. It's hard enough to get to the gym after a day of work or school. It's hard to maintain a healthy diet when it feels like you have fifty other things going. Somehow, you made yourself get to the gym. You put in the effort to make yourself fitter and healthier. Do not let anyone discourage you from continuing. If it's hot during a workout and you would re…

to the strong little girls of the world

I was cruising along Facebook the other and received the little red flag of notification. It wasn't a happy or funny one. Not at all. It was rather sad. A friend had posted how someone had told her little girl that she needs to be skinnier because she has broad shoulders. I'm not talking about a college age lady that should know how to make decisions herself. I'm talking about an young, impressionable, and looking for guidance girl. And in hoping that her mom reads some of this to her, I'll refrain from my usual swearing.

Let me start by saying I dislike it when someone preaches acceptance of all body types...except for the skinny chicks. Somehow they get left off the acceptance chart because "skinny" is what most girls are pushed to be. Those who are naturally that way get caught up in this unfortunate hypocritical approach. If I seem to pick on you, I do not mean to. I accept you for who you are and will make fun of you as much as I make fun of the next per…