An interesting day for this fat fitness instructor and athlete.
Yesterday at the Y it was suggested that I propose an exercise class specifically designed for fat folks. The logic was that fat folks might enjoy being in an exercise class together. By fat the Y means folks who want to lose over 50 lbs.
Later that day I was on a conference call for an anthology on fathletes that I'm co-editing. One topic was whether changing the word "fat" to "larger bodies" in the title would make the book more appealing. The logic was that people won't pick up a book for fat people or gift it for fear of offending the recipient.
I'm unbothered by the word fat and believe that including it is a good thing!