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Commentary: Another reason not to ask a woman if she's pregnant — cancer

I've been borderline obsessive with how I look lately - analyzing what I wear several times before leaving my house, all in an effort to avoid being body shamed for my recent weight gain.

"Look at you - you're pregnant!" a woman who works at my neighborhood community center recently shouted at me in front of my sons. I was embarrassed and wanted to get out of there as fast as I could.

This happens all the time. I've

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