#264: How to Handle Holiday Diet Talk and Body Comments, and Healing from Weight Stigma with Meg Boggs, Author of FITNESS FOR EVERY BODY
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Plus-size fitness influencer and author Meg Boggs joins us to discuss how she made peace with food and her body after decades of disordered eating and weight stigma; how her relationship with social media has evolved from documenting her “weight-loss journey” to body positivity; how pregnancy and motherhood helped spark her healing from diet culture; why thin shaming and fat shaming are not the same; her forthcoming book, Fitness for Every Body; and so much more. Plus, in “Ask Food Psych,” Christy answers a listener question about how to handle diet talk and body comments during the holidays.
Meg Boggs is a mother, athlete, and self-empowerment advocate who has made it her mission to help women embrace their insecurities. Meg first took to her blog and Instagram to share her journey through motherhood, revealing her postpartum body through a series of emotionally raw posts that earned attention from moms and global media including CNN, Good Morning America, People, and more. With advocacy from mental health awareness to fitness inclusivity promoted alongside body-positive imagery, Meg continues to spark discourse about fat bodies and the experiences of plus size women. In her debut book, Fitness For Every Body, set to release in April 2021, Meg shares what it’s like to navigate life as a fat athlete, while encouraging those like her to confidently take up space and embrace life unapologetically. Find her online at MegBoggs.com.
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