I read an article the other day that popped up in my Newsfeed on Facebook. It was Backhanded Compliments That Plus Size Women Hear. The point of the post was that often plus size women are used to hearing things like “You’re so brave to wear that! I could never do that” and “You’d be pretty … More I am Enough.
I have been wondering what to write about today, so I have been wasting an insane amount of time on Facebook. I noticed something today that was bothering me more often than normal. Everywhere I looked, someone who has ran their mouth about how beautiful I am and how wonderful of a person I am … More Fake Friends…
Two things happened this week on my journey to body positivity: I bought three more dresses (Torrid had a buy one, get two sale, I couldn’t help myself). I went to the doctor and saw the number from the scale. I haven’t been to the doctor in about a year. I have not been on … More This is a journey..
Today has been a bad day filled with bloating, cramps, and chocolate. I’m sad, emotional, and a bit overwhelmed. Enjoy my rambles: I am not unhealthy. My pediatrician growing up would often say to my mother “She’s as healthy as a horse, just a large horse.” That phrase has stuck in my mind for years. … More I am not
I have always had a crush on this beautiful woman! Like many of my curvy friends, I have been counting down the days for the Melissa McCarthy clothing line release. i have been fascinated by her stance. She has said she wants to get rid of the plus size label. She wants women of … More Poor Fat Girl
Holy shit! I went shopping this week and bought FOUR dresses. That’s right, I said FOUR! I was so excited when I walked into Torrid’s fitting room with five dresses, a skirt, and two tops (same top, two sizes). The very first dress I tried on was perfect. I instantly fell in love. The wonderful customer … More Dresses! Dresses! DRESSES!
I have been working extremely hard on finding my niche on my blog. I have thought about specializing in only plus size lifestyle issues, but I believe that scope is too narrow for me (much like my jeans from two years ago). Instead of narrowing my focus to a single topic of my interest, I … More Sincerely, Fat Girl