Fat lot of good: Miriam Margoyles says she’s obese and not proud of it
Actress wonders if one can be fat and happy, but also worries about the attitude of the ‘body positivity’ folk
I am fat and I am not proud of it. I have a very happy relationship, a career I love and stimulating friendships, but I feel disgusted by everything below my shoulders.
I won’t try to make an excuse for it either: my problem is that food brings me great joy and I eat rather too much of it.
There’s no food in particular that makes me put on weight, I simply eat too much when I do, and it’s easy getting fat when you’re only 1.5m tall...