Reminder: Mental Health Illness is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of

May is Mental Health Awareness month for those of you who don’t know. Across social media; informational posts and testimonies are being shared in solidarity with normalizing mental health and ending the stigma. Because I write so much about mental health on this blog; I was going to skip writing an official Mental Health Awareness…

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Fashion at Any Size is Real

I remember  a time when finding fashion if you were over a size 12 was a hard thing to come by. Growing up as a teen, I was between a 14 and an 18 at any given time. While today it’s nothing to go into a store and find a Large or a 1x; that…

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Entrepreneurship – Is it for You?

If you’re on social media of any sort, then entrepreneurship is all the buzz these days. Everywhere you look, there’s an ad being sponsored that guarantees all the successful tools to being a boss for a nominal fee of [insert fee here]. There are smiling faces plastered with hashtags of #BossBabe #entrepreneur surfacing everywhere. There…

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Atlanta Events: Fat Women of Color Take Up Space

I can almost bet my bottom dollar that when you read this title you scratched your head with wonderment. Don’t fret! I’m here to explain it all! But in order to get the Take Up Space event we need to take it to the creator and give you a little background. Allow me to introduce…

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My Body Journey: Let’s Chat WLS

When I first set out to blog, I didn’t know that being a fat body would become a conversation. However, as I began to share more about myself and my life; there was no way not to discuss my experience in a fat body because that is how I’ve navigated thru the majority of my…

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Recap: Phat Girl Fresh presents Lifestyled Honors 2019

If you are not new here, then Lifestyle Honors is not a new phrase and you know exactly what I’m bout to get into here! However, if you are new and aren’t familiar; you could checkout last year’s article or you can just continue reading. To make a long story short, Lifestyled Honors was a…

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C-Sections: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

When I got pregnant with my first child I was 17 going on 18. The discussion about birth revolved around labor and delivery; there was never any discussion about c-sections. Fast forward to a pretty traumatic labor and finally being told in the midst of pitocin induced contractions: “we have to do an emergency c-section.”…

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Dear Fat Girl: Stop Asking for Acceptance

I’ve been thinking about how to write this for months. It’s a topic that pops into my head quite often, especially when I find myself scrolling social media or having conversations with my fat friends. I started not to write about it because I didn’t want to not be able to articulate thoroughly what I…

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Curvy Spotlight: Bodied by Jamie

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a Curvy Spotlight on the blog, so it’s for that reason I’m really excited to introduce you guys to Jamecia. Jamecia a.k.a Jamie, is the proud owner of Bodied by Jamie. I had the pleasure of being present for her company’s launch party recently and it was there that…

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#YouTube: Cotton Candy

Hi my beautiful A-Team! Today’s tutorial is all about cotton candy! Ok so maybe not literally cotton candy; but inspired by cotton candy! Something about the bright pastels got into my system and it provided the perfect opportunity to play some more in my Crayon Case Palettes. Check it out! ***I do not own the…

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