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Yesterday I was contacted by a journalist from Stuff for my thoughts on the closure of Jenny Craig and you can read the resulting article here. Ever since I contracted Long COVID last year and got brain fog, I find it much easier to provide written responses where I can articulate myself properly, rather than a rushed phone conversation, so I answered her questions via email. I had rather a lot to say, so here's my full response to the questions:   How do you feel about the possible end of Jenny Craig? My first response was absolute glee. It's always...

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In February I was contacted by an editor at Stuff to ask if she could speak to me about the movie The Whale. Because my brain is still a little Long COVID-y, and I wanted to make sure I got my words right, I said I'd rather answer her questions via email than phone, and she actually ended up commissioning me to write the whole piece, woo.  "Fat suits treat the fat body as a prison, perpetuating the myth that there’s a thin person inside every fat person, just waiting to come out. They lie to us saying, “You don’t deserve...

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