So this happened today: On my way to work, a man yelled at me “Holy shit, you’re so FAT!” I smiled at him and replied “Yes, I am and thank you for noticing. You’re so sweet!” My reaction was apparently not what he expected because he appeared confused and muttered something that sounded like “buy… Continue reading Not Without My Consent
Some plus size clothing designers and merchants haven’t caught on yet. We fat ladies want to see clothes modeled on bodies like ours. I want to see how a dress will look on my short apple frame or whether a swim suit has enough to cover my saggy big boobs and belly. When Lane Bryant… Continue reading Cellulite, Bellies and Boobs… Oh Yes!!!
Recently Madame Noire Magazine asked the question WHY IS MELISSA MCCARTHY THE FACE OF BODY POSITIVITY AND NOT GABOUREY SIDIBE? It’s a fair question and I’m going to hazard my own guess. Melissa’s good fatty to Gabourey’s unapologetic fatty makes for better Hollywood stories. Society and the media love fat people as long as they’re… Continue reading Why Isn’t Gabourey Sidibe the Face of Body Positivity?
It’s the first week of June and feels more like April in New Jersey with cool, cloudy, rainy weather. But soon it’ll be HAZY, HOT and HUMID. Time for sundresses, tank tops and sleeveless shirts. Yay!!!! Despite all the articles on how to tone flabby arms, I’m going to expose mine like I have for… Continue reading Present Arms!
A couple of months ago, OneStopPlus (now fullbeauty) chose my entry to compete in their “fullbeauty is…” contest. Thanks to my wonderful family and friends who voted for me, I wound up with the second-place prize of a $250 gift certificate and an invitation to last night’s launch party for the fullbeauty website and magazine.… Continue reading Then I open the goody bag