Archive For The “etana” Category

You don’t Alight up my life….REVISED

By | October 21, 2008

Seriusly…..I received a dress (2 actually) from Alight ( about 3 1/2 weeks after I ordered it. They claim this is because they were moving warehouses and thus things were taking longer to ship. Fine. I receive both dresses on a Friday and return one promptly on Monday – it was a Mlle Gabriele brand […]

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Fat faces

By | October 6, 2008

I have 10 fingers and 10 toes. I have two hands and two feet. Everything spaced equally, I can only count so far in one day. Thus I cannot quantify how many times a day or week “HELP MY HAIR” posts show up on the interwebs. I can’t tell you how often I feel for […]

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Guest Blog

By | October 1, 2008

This was too good to pass up. Regarding the recent NOLOSE conference, blogger Adrienne had a few questions and a call for discussion to put up on the interwebs. We thought the folks at would enjoy a chance to chomp the bit….. I am in favor of a conference about queer fat politics that […]

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We have knives….

By | October 1, 2008

Fats Acceptance or Acceptable Fats? I think it’s safe to say there’s a fat acceptance movement going on at least in the West, at least in the United States, at least according to google. It is defined (by Wikipedia of course) as such: “The fat acceptance movement, also the size acceptance movement or fat liberation […]

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Come to the dark side….

By | September 29, 2008

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats I’m surrounded by fats. Fats in my food, fats in my drink, fats hanging off the bodies of the animals whose fur I’m sharing, fats on the bodies of the workers who sweat on machines to combine the clothing I’m wearing….fats rolling under the flesh on my body. So it […]

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Diary of….

By | September 10, 2008

Juxtaposing Thoughts Day 2 Blogosphere. Fatosphere. Cryptosphere. Why does the interweb taunt me so? This language I can’t grapple and this universe I can’t haggle. Individuals become peculiar and I’m left flouncing in a puddle of wet, hot Bluetooth devices. My jaw aches. I’m banging my fingers on a keyboard and hitting backspace. It seems […]

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Diary of a Mad Fattie

By | August 21, 2008

Juxtaposing Thoughts Day 1 What’s the difference between overweight and obese? I was on a website recently that had one of those goofy quizzes you’re supposed to fill out in order to determine who your best romantic match would be and this was asked of me. Am I fat or obese? Am I kind of […]

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It’s Come Down To This.

By | July 2, 2008

Dear Lane Bryant, I’m not sure we’ve met. I’m one of your customers and I tolerate your products. I’ve hung in there while you switched stitches, fabrics, quality, and web design all because sometimes you have sales making clothing affordable. I even took your charge card and used it, plunging you into a little bit […]

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A long-overdue letter and recent drama

By | May 28, 2008

To: The Internet From: Etana Subject: There appears to be a problem…. Date: Right now, tomorrow…. It appears that we have a problem, internet. There are those that access you from points of the globe I can’t control. This would include the desk across the office from me and the cyber café across the ocean. […]

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Fat flats falling faster finds fattie

By | May 22, 2008

I have an obsession with the color red. Some would find this odd since I can’t see red. Some would find it odd since red is such a vibrant and hard-to-match color. Some would find it odd because they simply don’t care. Which I can respect. I’ve also discovered an obsession with peep-toe shoes. As […]

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