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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Her Story: Renee

Name: Renee D. Jennings, Brooklyn, NY Age: 37 Procedure: Gastric Sleeve (March 2017) What prompted you to make the decision to go for WLS? I had considered weight loss surgery for at least 4 years but never actually went through with the process. Part of the reason I reneged was due to the things I…

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Her Story: Cieanna

Name: Cieanna aka Cici Age: Sexy 31 lol Procedure Type: Gastric Sleeve What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? I had a miscarriage in 2014 and was told it was due to my weight that i was unable to carry the baby. Did/do you feel any pressure by a doctor to…

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Her Story: Nichelle

Name: Nichelle (@see_chelles) Age: 29 Type of procedure: gastric sleeve (No surgery to date) What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? Honestly it was free with my employer and I’ve struggled with my weight for a long time so I thought it would be a good option. Did/do you feel any…

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Her Story: Jasmine B.

Name: Jasmine B. Age: 24. Procedure: Undisclosed What prompted you to make the decision to go for wls? For a long time I have been a plus size gal.  I love being a plus size girl.  Its something so empowering about being plush. But I recently hurt my knee.  I had my acl replacement and…

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Weight! An Introduction to a Much Needed Conversation

The past few years of my life, my health has really taken me on a journey. From mental health to physical health; it has been the roller-coaster ride from Hades. This past weekend I took a well earned and well deserved vacation and it was just what my life ordered. As I frolicked in the…

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