Monday 9 December 2019

Super Cute Dogs Teach Us How To Deal With Food Shaming

As the holiday season brings food in the office, parties, family feasts and more, there is always a massive spike in the e-mails I get from people who are trying to figure out how to deal with food shaming, food policing, and food moralizing.

All of this is crap, for the reasons I explain here, Note, today’s responses are in pictures (mostly starring our adorable dogs. ou can click on them to enlarge them, and each one has a written caption.)

Picture of an angry pug saying “Tell me about your diet and I’ll tell you about my bowel movements. Too much information, you say? Exactly.”
Picture of a pug walking toward the camera saying “If I want the Food Police I’ll call Pie-1-1”
Pug that looks like it’s laughing “You say you have an opinion about my food? Guess what? NOBODY CARES!”

Maltese with open mouth, looking like it’s yelling saying “NO MORE DIET TALK! Eat it or don’t and shut up about it.”
Maltese in a basket with blankets looking cranky “I don’t remember asking for your opinion about my food. That’s because I DIDN’T! So keep it to yourself.”
Picture of an owl “You think I’m eating too much? Whooooooo the hell asked you?”

Picture of a black French Bulldog “Do I need to eat this? No. But using my fork to eat heps keep me from stabbing you with it.”
Picture of three pugs, two sitting upright and the middle pug slouching “Think we shouldn’t eat that? Think we don’t need seconds? Turn to page 9 in your hymnal and join us in a rousing chorus of “Absolutely Nobody Asked You.”

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