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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Health Chronicles: Dry Skin, Hair Thinning, Chronic Fatigue O My!

Life has had its ups and downs for me if you’ve followed this blog long enough! And even if you are new, you’ll pick up on that very quickly! A few months ago I wrote an article discussing the other symptoms of hypothyroidism besides the most talked about- weight gain. You can actually check that…

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Can We Talk About Plus Influencers & Weight?

It’s quite the time to be alive and existing in a plus size body! I remember growing up and never really seeing plus bodies in magazines or media or television; unless of course a plus body was feeding into some negative stereotype about the norms of fat bodies. You know, being the comic relief, the…

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7 Hypothyroid Symptoms Besides Weight Gain

For a long time whenever I heard the term “hypothyroidism” I knew very little about it. I just knew it was the “disease” that caused weight gain. I also thought it was the disease the fat people used to excuse their weight gain because that’s what I had heard repeatedly in my younger years. I…

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Why Health Shouldn’t Be Taboo in the Plus Community

Let me begin by saying I realize that the things I’m getting ready to say might offend some. It might be a trigger, it might even make you want to not follow my social media. I just need you to know- that’s perfectly fine. I have been traveling through life in a plus vessel for…

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Health Chronicles: I Was A Binge Eater

For years I’ve been in a constant state of trying to better understand myself and how I’ve become the person that I’ve become. I’ve been in and out of therapy and I have to admit that I am one of those people who believes in the benefits of therapy. That’s why the other day during…

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Health Chronicles: Adapting

If you would’ve told me just 4 years ago I’d be battling an autoimmune disease as well as arthritis I might have laughed. I was 29 after all, these things didn’t even seem like a possibility As it turns out, they definitely were. I’ve been chronicling my journeys here on the blog and on my…

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Life After Thirties: Facing My Insecurities

I remember my twenties like it was yesterday [queues melodramatic music]. Ok, so maybe my twenties wasn’t that long ago; but with all that’s happened in the last few years, my body certainly feels like it.   In my twenties I felt like I had an unlimited reserve of energy and youthfulness, even with having…

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Emotional Liabilities: A Lesson

Growing up I was not the friend who was front and center. I was easily pegged the comic relief because of my quick wit and ability to verbally spar with the best of them. I was uncomfortably thicker than my peers which put me in the position of feeling undesirable more often than not. That’s…

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