Lita F. Styles Has Entered the Chat for Size Inclusive Swimwear

Lita F. Styles has picked the perfect season to drop her new size inclusive swimwear! There is something about summer that gets the juices flowing! It’s a time where you feel a little bit more free and fly! (Well…minus COVID-19 coming to rain on our parade, but that’s not what we’re here for.) When she…

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I Stress Ate During A Pandemic – Here’s What Happened

I’ve been on an intentional weight loss journey since September 2019. My reasons are not those of vanity; but a means to an end to my arthritic pain. Yep. I have to get smaller to get a hip replacement. I managed to lose a total of 60bs during that time. And then a COVID19 happened.…

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Be Your Own Representation

When I first discovered that there were plus size fashion bloggers; I was really excited. After years of never seeing plus size bodies in ads or commercials (unless it was a cliched less glamorous role); it was refreshing to see larger bodies. After I added fashion to my blog, and mingling with the “plus community”…

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Dear Reader – A Recap of My Thoughts on Current Events

If there’s anything 2020 has reaffirmed for me is that things can change in a blink of an eye. Just a little over a year ago, I was coming out of my full time job in order to better care for my health. My worries and concerns about finances, health care, my mobility, my ability…

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Social Media- Do You Have to be on Trend?

Trendy vs. Reality Social media has birthed plenty of trendy movements to date. Body acceptance, Body Positive, Fat Acceptance, Self Love; all of these are phrases that have become popular thanks to social media. But if you’re a person who is anything like me, you may be wondering “how does this apply to me?” If…

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Plus Swimsuit Looks I Love

Swimsuit season is upon us; albeit under strange circumstances. While most of us are itching to travel to beaches and pools, we’re doing our best to adhere to what’s best for our communities by slaying at home. But that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare for that glorious day by exploring our swimsuit options for when…

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Does What We Eat Really Matter?

I remember a time when I never really consciously considered what I ate outside of “does this taste good?” Growing up in a large family, food was a necessity and my parents main concern was balance and buying what they could afford. I think it goes without saying that the affordable foods are always the…

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Dia & Co Expanded Their Shopping Experience!

Dia & Co has expanded their shopping experience and I’ve got the the complete scoop! Dia & Co is not a brand that is new to me; I had the opportunity to tryout their services and review them here on the blog. Who is Dia & Co? If you missed my first unboxing with Dia…

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#YouTube: E.L.F & NYX Cosmetics Product Review

Hey Boos & Baes! Today’s sort of a long video, but with social distancing and self imposed quarantine you’ve got time! Today I am reviewing some products from some of my favorite brands. Check it out and see what my honest review of the products are! Earrings: https://daintybydallas.com Social Media: Instagram: @apyblog x apybeautyllc Twitter:…

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My 400 LB Life

My 400 lb life may seem like click bait; but I promise you it is not! My name is AP and I really am 400+ lbs…440 (depending on the day lol) to be exact. Most of you reading this are probably cringing at the very thought of ever being my size. It’s probably made you…

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