Christina's Quick Read Blog Posts

Overweight? Over What Weight?


Over what weight??
Over a “healthy” weight?
Who decides what a “healthy” weight is? 
BMI (body mass index)?
But BMI doesn’t measure health and was never intended to measure health!
So… still waiting for an answer.
In the meantime, feel free to banish the phrase “overweight” from your vocabulary. If you’re describing yourself, try out different words you like that feel like neutral descriptors. If you’re describing someone else, feel free to ask them what terms they prefer. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.