Bitches get stuff done! I am Fat!

Via on Jul 4, 2012

Love Thyself.

Bitches.”

Like many words used as insults or taunts that are well on their way toward being reclaimed (like, gay, fat…) it’s a tricky word, and one we’ve discussed before. I don’t use it in the singular. But many independent, kick-ass, know-themselves women, and men, use it in the plural.

We can own any word slung at us, with a sense of relaxation and humor:

Or, Fat:

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Either way, the bottom line seems to be: examine yourself. Let others own their own aggression, and ignorance.

Love thyself. It’s hard work, but well worth it once we get there.

 

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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10 Responses to “Bitches get stuff done! I am Fat!”

  1. Vision_Quest2 says:

    The ultimate change-agent: Fabulous And Transformative, Babe In Total Control of Herself ….

  2. yoga bear says:

    right on! I am fat too(obese) but I still go on living.

  3. Jim says:

    It would have been great if that “bitch” would have gotten something done in Benghazi

  4. Lauren says:

    Bahaha! Spot the Fox News viewer…

  5. Chrissy says:

    Hater's gonna hate… Just trying to keep my own side of the street clean! Right on and thanks for sharing!

  6. Jamie Khoo says:

    Love! Thanks for the weekend smile :)

  7. Tamara says:

    Love you!!! Love you your passion and love your strength. You shine in this video. It’s not you with an issue its the others that have issues and need to look inside themselves at what they are not happy with about themselves.

  8. TLA says:

    Seriously awesome!

  9. Patty Roumel says:

    My son and I watched SNL every Saturday night and he is now 14 Years old. He is well adjusted

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