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Forget Cheat Day and Get Lucky – Conrad’s Amazing Loser Journey

Name: Conrad Tayeri (ask him anything on Talk) Height: 6’0″ (182cm) Job: Real Estate Agent/Financial Admin Age: 24 Location: Portland, Oregon, USA Highest weight: 380lbs (172kg) Lowest weight: 216lbs (97kg) We must thank Conrad for his patience, as MAN v FAT has been sitting on his story for so long now that some of the above information is almost certainly out of date. For example, when last we spoke, he informed us of his intention to

Will The Fat Shaming Ever End?

UPDATE: An enraged MVFer wrote to Susan Jebb and got a positively sane reply, it seems that her views were wildly misrepresented and we’re happy to acknowledge that.  I’m not sure what it takes to be an obesity expert, but it is clear, if the Daily Mail quotes from Steve Miller and Professor Susan Jebb, the Government’s Obesity Adviser are accurate, that a lack of empathy and a judgemental attitude

Why Viz Should Scrap Less Cake More Exercise Magazine

I bow to no man in my love for Viz, as my ability to recite the Profanisaurus from memory should ably attest. However, their latest lol didn’t have me bursting my farting strings and I wanted to explain why because the attitude it represents is reaching an epidemic and, in my humble opinion, it needs to end. For reference, it was the Less Cake More Exercise magazine below… It’s ok. I

Amazing Loser – Rob Gillett

Name: Rob Gillett (you can find Rob’s MAN v FAT profile here or find him on Twitter here.) Height: 5’4″ (1.63cm) Age: 28 Job: Youth worker, training to be a gym instructor. Heaviest weight: 582 lbs (264 kg) Current weight: 173 lbs (78 kg) Rob, a lot of our readers might think they recognise you from somewhere – tell them where they might have spotted you before.  I was on series

Fat Shaming Ruins Lives And Does Not Even Work

Boogie2988 lays it on the line – talking about his own experience with fat shaming and how eating helps him deal with his issues. Take a watch but be warned it contains emotions! Once you’ve watched it, it’s also highly worth taking a read of the comments under the video on YouTube – it shows you a side of humanity that isn’t pleasant but just like the broken bottle buried on