Losing weight is weird when you’ve spent most of your life fat…

I was probably around 12 years old when I realised that I wasn’t built like the rest of the girls my age. Whilst other girls bloomed into teenage-hood, I just bloomed. Along with my ever-increasing waist-line, my early teenage years (and subsequent young adult years) were fraught with low self-esteem, being bullied and generally hating … Continue reading Losing weight is weird when you’ve spent most of your life fat…

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The Secret Life of a Mermaid…

Unless you've been living under a rock (or a shell, in this case), you won't have missed the influx of mermaid-related goodies being available in most mainstream shops. Nor would the popularity of mermaid-themed make-up have passed you by. But what happens when mermaiding is more than just a trend or Instagram-worthy post? What happens … Continue reading The Secret Life of a Mermaid…

12 Babes Proving That You Don’t Need To Be Thin To Be Beach Body Ready

Summer is fast approaching, and that can only mean one thing. The diet tribe. As soon as the sun comes out, the airwaves are thick (like my thighs) with talk of diets, fitness regimes and achieving that 'perfect Summer Body'. All of this means that society has fallen into the rhythm of believing that plus-size … Continue reading 12 Babes Proving That You Don’t Need To Be Thin To Be Beach Body Ready

7 Plus-Size Burlesque Babes Who Will Inspire You To Love Yourself…

Burlesque has long been a hip-swaying, shoulder-shimmying, bum-jiggling space that sparks self-love and confidence in the minds of many. It is a space that doesn't accept hate or negativity, and encourages all manner of body diversity - in fact, burlesque is made from the confidence that it emanates. As if you needed anymore encouragement to take … Continue reading 7 Plus-Size Burlesque Babes Who Will Inspire You To Love Yourself…

11 Plus-Size Pin-Ups You Need to Follow on Instagram…

  The pin-up girl has become a sassy, cutesy and feminist icon in recent years - and the plus-size community has embraced the idea of the pin-up girl with open arms. Here are 11 plus-size pin-ups that you need to follow on Instagram! 1. This babe who I am absolutely bananas about https://www.instagram.com/p/BQ693nVDJnb/?taken-by=pureivorydotca 2. This … Continue reading 11 Plus-Size Pin-Ups You Need to Follow on Instagram…

FAT AND FOXY For week seven I thought I'd take us to seventh heaven (you lucky people!) Fat women are told every day that we are not sexy and that sexiness is reserved for those who fit into societies ideal when wearing a slinky nightie or goddess approved day-wear. Where society is concerned, fatness is … Continue reading