Fat-shaming is everywhere — in the comments section, in our workplaces, on the street, and yes, in our doctor's offices.
The doctor's office should be a safe place; we put our lives in their hands. But rude comments and stereotypical diagnoses can make it feel like anything but.
"I hoped [the hashtag] would help people feel like they had a space to share their stories, where they would be believed and not blamed," said Slack.
While weight is definitely a topic that can and should be discussed between you and your doctor, it shouldn't overshadow other important health conversations. Here are 14 #FatSideStories about going to the doctor's office that too many people can relate to.