Getting Familiar with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

When I was growing up I remember lots of adults offering commentary on my weight. I was usually the bigger one among my peers so I had grown accustomed to unsolicited advice. I distinctly remember someone once asking my mom if I had a thyroid issue. Over the years I would have a few doctors…

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Fat & Fearless: Cropped Out Spring

Ok Ok! So I know I’ve been wearing quite a few cropped pieces these days, but it is definitely one of the most liberating feelings ever! I swear there is something about picking out the clothes you like and just wearing it with no concerns to anyone else’s thoughts that makes you feel awesome!! Allow…

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Dressing My Depression

When I was a kid; I wasn’t really into getting “dressed”. My parent’s finances were limited so there wasn’t a lot of option to get what was current or in style. I also was the youngest of 4 children so hand-me-downs were essential to my closet. I was also always a chunky gal for my…

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Torrid Gift Card Give Away

Welcome to my very first Instagram giveaway!! If you’ve followed me even a little bit then you know I blog about everything! In an effort to build up the fashion portion of my site “Fat Mom’s Closet” I am hosting a Promo Giveaway! Instructions are simple: 1. Follow THIS IG page 2.Subscribe to this blog 3. Follow…

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Style: Fun & Flirty Date Nights

This weekend was ah-mazing because I finally went on a date! Yes, dating is very vital to myself and my husband to ensure we’re getting ample time with each other to nurture this marriage machine! It’d been quite some time since we’d been able due to this hectic thing called life. We chose a great…

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Note to the Depressed: ARMOUR Method

This morning I found myself having a conversation with a dear friend of mine whom I’ve known for over 10 years now. This conversation was prompted by a post I made: This prompted an impromptu dialogue between both of us. During that conversation she expressed her thoughts about her own struggle with depression. The things…

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Dummies Guide to Depression: 6 Basic Facts

I know, I know; it would seem absurd that in this day and age that I would even need to make a plea like this. You would think with all the resources and statistics available, people would understand that depression is not simply “the blues”, or a normal sadness or a “white people’s” disease. Yet,…

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Let’s Get Real About Weight

I think sometimes when you’re fat, obese, overweight, plus size or however you identify; we find ourselves trying to be this image that is accepted by people. I find that this can take away from the honesty in one’s journey.

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