The Fat Doctor

The Fat Doctor

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I set up this account for those who wanted to financially support me.  I am not always as consistent as I would like to be when it comes to posting content, so I do not want to make any promises that I cannot deliver on. 

All my tiers offer the same benefits, and this tier is aimed at those who can afford to pay the equivalent of a coffee once a month without it causing them any financial hardship. 

As a thanks for your support, you will get instant access to my first ever webinar "advocating for weight inclusive care", as well as all of the resources that I will be creating exclusively for my patrons.

This could include:
1. Blog posts
2. Early access to news and exciting updates
3. Unedited podcast episodes
4. The Weigh In (live virtual events that do not involve any form of weighing at all)
  • Support the Fat Doctor
  • Support the Fat Doctor Podcast
  • Instant access to webinar "Advocating for weight inclusive care"

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I set up this account for those who wanted to financially support me. I am not always as consistent as I would like to be when it comes to posting content, so I do not want to make any promises that I cannot deliver on.

All my tiers offer the same benefits, and this tier is aimed at those who can afford to pay the equivalent of a coffee and a pastry once a month without it causing them any financial hardship.

As a thanks for your support, you will get instant access to my first ever webinar "advocating for weight inclusive care", as well as all of the resources that I will be creating exclusively for my patrons.

This could include:
1. Blog posts
2. Early access to news and exciting updates
3. Unedited podcast episodes
4. The Weigh In (live virtual events that do not involve any form of weighing at all)
  • Support the Fat Doctor
  • Support the Fat Doctor Podcast
  • Instant access to webinar "Advocating for weight inclusive care"

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$14.50
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I set up this account for those who wanted to financially support me. I am not always as consistent as I would like to be when it comes to posting content, so I do not want to make any promises that I cannot deliver on.

All my tiers offer the same benefits, and this tier is aimed at those who can afford to pay the equivalent of a Spotify Premium account once a month without it causing them any financial hardship.

As a thanks for your support, you will get instant access to my first ever webinar "advocating for weight inclusive care", as well as all of the resources that I will be creating exclusively for my patrons.

This could include:
1. Blog posts
2. Early access to news and exciting updates
3. Unedited podcast episodes
4. The Weigh In (live virtual events that do not involve any form of weighing at all)
  • Support the Fat Doctor
  • Support the Fat Doctor Podcast
  • Instant access to webinar "Advocating for weight inclusive care"

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About The Fat Doctor

"To begin with, the Fat Doctor was writing a weight loss blog."

Yup, you heard me right. I was neck deep in diet culture and it took a pandemic and a bout of severe depression to finally pull me under. 

And then the strangest thing happened. I cried out for help and some amazing people answered. They showed me that diets don't work, that BMI is bullshit and that dropping out of diet culture would change my life forever. 

So I did. And then I learned about weight stigma, and how much damage it was causing in the medical setting. And I just KNEW that I had to do something about it. 

I am a doctor. I am also a fat person. And whilst it took almost 20 years to reconcile the two, I am now on a mission to #endbodyfascism. 

I started a podcast. I love to write too. But my favourite thing is to interact with people. So you'll see a bit of all of these when you become a patron. I'm fiercely political but I'm also human and fallible, and I'm not afraid to be honest and vulnerable with people. 

I dream of a world where fat folk are treated equally to thin folk. Be honest, is that too much to ask? Sometimes it feels like it is, but it really shouldn't be. I'm not foolish enough to think I can change the world but I am determined to put an end to weight stigma in the doctor's office. So if you have been shamed, blamed, mistreated or abused by a doctor because of your weight then you are in the right place.
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$570.14 of $2,700.94 per month
This is how much money I need to earn per month in order for me to be able to pay for the basic essentials for my family.  It means I can commit to my work as the Fat Doctor without having to work in a profession that I am struggling to be part of at the moment.  If I can achieve this much each month, I will be able to give up my day job and have more time and energy to focus on my podcast, my book, my monthly webinars, my #noweigh campaign and my advocacy. 
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