Body Positive Isn't Just About Weight

My Lovelies... You’ve seen the hashtags, you’ve heard the term and it’s becoming ingrained in our psyche “Body Positive” Dark skinned woman's feet on scale...more
What's sad about the negative comments these women are receiving is their choice to lose weight ...more

The 3X Life

I'm living the 3X life.I wear big clothes because I have a big body. I seek out large seats because I have a big behind. I sometimes need a seatbelt extender on planes because I have big thighs. I cross my arms on busses so I can share the seat, because I have big shoulders. I don't buy jewelry often - I make it instead - because I have big wrists. I buy bras from specialty stores because I have big boobs. I even need large hats because I have a big head.I'm a big person.So yes, I'm living the 3X life, and I'm okay with it.Well......more

Beaches, Bikinis and Body Acceptance

As a perennially plus-sized person, I have faced numerous wardrobe-related challenges over these past 21 years. Finding clothes that fit me is a constant struggle; many a shopping trip has ended in frustrated fitting room tears, with the largest available jeans forced halfway up my thighs. It’s impossible enough to find clothes above a size 10 or 12 in many popular stores, wherein plus-size sections remain a mythical fashion unicorn (looking at you, Forever 21)....more

I Am Not Your Fat Friend

This is an open letter to people I have/do care about throughout my life who have either disregarded me, not seen my sexuality, or not seen my value and worth because of my weight. Some of these people I am still friends, even best friends, with but this is my truth. These stories are not personal attacks, but rather examples of how thin privilege operates on interpersonal levels between friends, lovers, and the people we interact with. I am not necessarily placing blame—I am telling part of my story....more
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I've Slept with Fat Guys

The other day I linked an article on Facebook that was about dating and the effort boys put should put into something when a girl's heart is on the line. But that isn't what this is about. Oh no. That article stirred up a conversation that infuriated me....more

5 WAYS TO BE BODY POSITIVE

Fat or thin, saggy or strong I will love and appreciate my body for the rest of my life. Yes, I want to be fitter and healthier that I am at this moment but that doesn’t mean I can love myself today....more
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BIG BODY LOVE CAMPAIGN - Fall in Love with yourself this Valentine's Day

This year I've decided to do something a little different for Valentine's Day. As a single plus size women I thought I'd share the Big Curvy Love with you and create an online platform to FALL IN LOVE WITH YOURSELF this VALENTINE'S DAY.Even if you have a partner or are married, you can celebrate your body and take part in the BIG BODY LOVE CAMPAIGN. I've even posted my full body head-to-toe shot! I'm fat, I'm size 22 and i'm damn sexy!...more

Rad Fatties Project

* * *The Rad Fatties Project is a body-positive silent self-portrait celebration of what is fine and wonderful about the wide diversity of human bodies. Conversation is encouraged, but this is a judgment-free zone, even against yourself. Don't apologize or explain away your supposed defects. They are beautiful here....more
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