Call Yourself Fat: I Dare You…

I want to talk about the word fat. A recent blog post of mine was published by Women's Rights News and subsequently shared on Facebook. The majority of the comments were positive, with most agreeing with the points that I had made throughout the post however, one comment in particular stuck out. I'm open to … Continue reading Call Yourself Fat: I Dare You…

My Favourite Bloggers on a Pedestal…

If you know me at all by now (which I hope some of you do) you'll have gathered that I'm a fan of loving yourself in all of your magnificent, astounding glory - no questions asked. Not only that, but it is also incredibly important to put others up on a pedestal and bow down … Continue reading My Favourite Bloggers on a Pedestal…

GIVE YOUR FIGURE A HUG We are so often told that people don’t want to be subjected to our lumps, bumps, muffin tops and big bums. So much so, that we are shamed into wearing baggy clothes, restricted to jeans and an oversized t-shirt or a dress with no shape. But as a fat girl … Continue reading

BIKINI BABES It’s hot, you’re at the beach and you fancy a dip in the sea. So what, pray tell, do we wear when we are told that bikinis are reserved for those who have flat stomachs? Well ladies, we wear whatever the hell we want to! For so many years we are told that … Continue reading

POSITIVELY PATTERNED Don’t draw attention to yourself, that’s what we’re told as fat women, right? We’re supposed to meekly accept our position in the side-lines ensconced in black because ‘it’s slimming’ and bow our heads to the floor. Proclaiming, no! Don’t look at me; I’ll make myself invisible to you. Why do we do this? … Continue reading

LUSCIOUS LEGGINGS Leggings are comfortable. They’re stretchy, they expand, they move with your body and you can do almost anything in them – including lunges – without fear of them breaking, in fact the only thing more comfortable than leggings are pyjamas. So why, pray tell, is it frowned upon when curvy women decide to … Continue reading

SUNS OUT GUNS OUT Who’d have thought that arms would cause so much controversy? Fat girls have long toyed with the idea of donning a strappy top, or even a strapless top when the sun arrives - but inevitably, we always seem to end up reaching for our old faithful cardigan. But where does this … Continue reading