Body Positivity · Lifestyle

Cleaning Out Our Closets

It’s said that the first step to solving a problem is admitting you have one. Here’s my confession: I am a pack rat. There’s a shelf crammed with various “special edition” Monopoly as well as at least a dozen other board games. I have boxes full of CD’s and DVD’s. There are storage areas in my home with stuff I… Continue reading Cleaning Out Our Closets

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It’s My Body and I’ll Wear Stripes if I Want To

(photo courtesy of Roaman’s) Roman’s is an online plus size online retailer that I frequent; I also follow their page on Facebook to get information on new styles and upcoming sales. I’m not thrilled that they use smaller models and it’s difficult to determine how an outfit will look on me but that’s a post… Continue reading It’s My Body and I’ll Wear Stripes if I Want To

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Unashamedly, Unapologetically FAT – a response to Linda Kelsey

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! Not only is Linda Kelsey, of the UK Daily Mail, “unapologetically fattist” but is also encouraging readers to join her in shaming the fatties. She finds fat people unattractive, assumes we’re unhealthy “greedy, ill-disciplined and or ignorant” gluttons and apparently expects us to skulk around in the shadows, with… Continue reading Unashamedly, Unapologetically FAT – a response to Linda Kelsey