(Trigger warning) First World Feminism

In 1988 I was born.. a happy baby girl with the world laid out before her. I was born with certain rights, expectations, and I was taught my beliefs by my parents.. and hoo boy did they teach me a great many things....more

I am a full figured woman.

 Do you know how long it took me to be able to type that sentence and not cringe? Figure about 24 years, 8 months. Give or take. It seems like even when I was a baby there was someone going "Awwww! She's so pudgy she's cute! She'll grow out of it, lose that baby fat!" Fast forward ten years... still pudgy, still got that baby fat, stiiiill wondering why its a big deal. ...more