Archive For The “Q & A” Category

Q&A: Waking up not-fat, and my worst date ever.

By | May 12, 2010

Hey, remember these? I’ve been picking through my Formspring queue after an absence of several weeks. Here’s a couple of recents; ask your own (or read the rest) here. Q. If someone offered you the chance to wake up tomorrow at a weight which was “appropriate” for your height, would you take that chance? And, […]

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Q&A: How I keep my fabulous figure, and The Nature Argument.

By | March 12, 2010

WR47E4ZBMKP2 Here we have two new Q&As originally from Formspring. The first I answered on the Formspring site earlier this week. The second I’m answering here because I thought it deserved a wordier answer than I like to type into the tiny text-entry box the Formspring site affords me. So: Q. You exercise and and […]

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Q&A: Rude!

By | March 4, 2010

My loves, I am sorry. I am all apologies and excuses. I’ve been briefly out of town. I had the norovirus. (”There was an earthquake! A terrible flood! Locusts! IT WASN’T MY FAULT, I SWEAR TO GOD!”) I am also doing badly with time management at present. My email is piling up so large that […]

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Q&A: Epic Weight Loss Edition.

By | February 26, 2010

This has been a slow blogging week for me for a few reasons, and unfortunately I’ve yet to finish the part two of the “Dealing With Parents” post about dealing with kids, with a side of constructive criticism of the drumbeats leading up to the war on childhood OMGbesity, i.e. fat kids are easy targets! […]

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Q&A: Hey Lesley, what’s with the cardigans? And many more.

By | February 18, 2010

Hey, did you know? I have this Formspring page! Where people ask me questions! In the past week or so I have talked about NAAFA (twice), the political leanings of the fatosphere, whether I plan on getting a puppy, and the possibility that I may be a Time Lord, amongst lots of other things. Do […]

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Q & A: On why I am so fat, and Lori Gottlieb’s “settling” advice.

By | February 9, 2010

I keep thinking your questions are going to eventually slow to a trickle and then evaporate completely. This may yet happen, but it’s certainly not the case right now. Recently I’ve answered questions on everything from Rufus’ current status to whether I wear dresses to the gym. So, as usual, if you have a question, […]

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Q & A: On taking up space.

By | February 4, 2010

The questions keep coming, and I am trying my best to provide my own plucky brand of homespun wisdom and advice. Want to join the conversation? Click over to my page and read the 75 mostly-anonymous questions and answers I’ve posted so far, or ask me a question of your own. Below, I answer […]

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Q & A: On dressing femme, being a “bad fat”, and changing the FA blogosphere.

By | January 28, 2010

Unimaginably, I am still accepting and answering questions over at my formspring page; we are at 64 as of this posting. If you’ve yet to participate, I invite you to pose a question of your own. Below are three recent questions and answers. Q. I want to wear dresses and heels, but I always end […]

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Q & A: Vegetables galore, and the Great LJ Exodus.

By | January 25, 2010

I am still answering questions over at, and will probably continue to do so until y’all run out of things to ask. So get thee to questioning! Below are two recent questions and answers. Q. I’m aware that you enjoy fresh produce immensely. What are your favorite vegetables and what is your favorite way […]

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Q & A: On finding a non-despicable workout routine.

By | January 19, 2010

My project forges onward, tall and proud! If you have a question, anonymous or otherwise, there’s still time to ask. Two of the more common ones I’ve been getting are variations on “why are you awesome?” (I’m not! I don’t know! Lesley is flustered by compliments!) and “when will you write a book?” (soon, […]

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