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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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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Plus on a Budget – Amazon Fashion

If there is one thing I love it is finding plus size clothing for cheap! Nothing makes a purchase more sweet than when the final price doesn’t make me shed tears! And that’s exactly how I felt when I purchased the Kancystore Women Short Sleeve Plus Size Long Maxi Dress with Pockets Loose Casual T-Shirt…

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Let’s Chat: Fat Phobia & Size Privilege

I was scrolling through Instagram trying to decide why I bother to utilize the app when I stumbled upon the following post: Going from a size 28 to 18 has given me a tiny glimpse into how fat phobia has affected me my whole life. Here’s an example: . First, for those of you who…

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My First Dia & Co Unboxing

If you are a plus size body who’s into fashion; at this point I’m sure you have to be familiar with Dia & Co. If you’re not familiar with Dia & Co, no worries keep reading! Dia & Co is an online subscription styling service that prides itself on creating a pleasant styling and shopping…

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Fashion Recap 2018 – 12 Fav Looks

While the close of the year always becomes a time of reflection about what I’ve done, where I’ve been and how I can do better, I tend to think these things throughout the year anyway so it’s not as deep as some might expect it to be. So this year, I decided to keep things…

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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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Navigating Society in an Obese Body

I recognize that the word ‘obese’ can be a trigger for many people; so if you need to exit because of that, I completely understand. As for the rest of you who decide to stay, have a seat, get comfortable; class is in session. For a long portion of my life, I was resistant to…

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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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I’m Allowed To Love This Body

The title might seem misleading, so let me clarify by saying I’m talking to myself. Why would I do that? Because sometimes I need reminders. I spent a good portion of my life being taught my body type was not worthy of love. That in order to love it I must pummel it, sculpt it…

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