Health Chronicles: My Dental Journey

If there’s one thing I’ve been certain of pretty much since I was 9 years old; it’s that I have a beautiful smile. And I don’t say that in a conceited or braggadocios way, but it’s literally the one thing I’ve liked about myself pretty consistently…that is until now. I share a lot about my…

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Finding Love

So I know if you’ve been a reader of my blog or followed any of my social media pages for a while; then it’s pretty obvious that I’m married. Yep, cat’s out the bag, sorry to disappoint! *insert  laughter here*  This fact prompts a lot of people to ask me questions about dating and marriage. I…

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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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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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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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Her Story: Tiffiany

Name: Tiffiany Procedure Type: Gastric sleevectomy Age: 30 Starting weight: 472 Surgery weight: 401 Current weight: 275-279 Goal weight: 180(I’d really be content at 195 lmao) What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? In January 2015 I stepped on the scale and it said 472lbs which is a weight I’d never…

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Sit Down: Why I’m Not Here for Your Fat Girl Fetishization

* while some of the things in this article apply to all women; right now I’m speaking specifically to my experience as a fat woman.* When I was younger, I remember being the chubby one out the group always. For a long time I felt like the only guys who were interested in me were…

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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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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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