Self doubt. A ton of bricks. Who am I if not confident, carefree, fearless, strong? What's left of me when I'm destroyed, depressed, delicate, and down? Numbers, numbers, numbers, numbers. Will they like this, will they hear this, will they see this, will they want this. Will I still be who I am without...them? A… Continue reading Social Media – What’s Left Of Me
Something I've always felt there's a real lack of is interviews with thin men who love fat women. These men are given nicknames like, "chubby chaser" and told their physical and sexual preferences are just fetishes, but the reality is that loving a fat woman doesn't require you to be anything other than a person… Continue reading Our Mixed Weight Relationship – An Interview With My Partner Of 10 Years
A recent news story has gone viral regarding an influencer and a Dublin hotel the influencer contacted about an exchange of services. You can find information about the situation here and I encourage you to do so. This whole debacle has had me thinking a lot about what we do as bloggers/micro-influencers who represent ourselves… Continue reading You Should Be Celebrating Rejection Letters
I remember writing frantic Facebook posts about the big things happening or potentially happening, hoping that by putting words to these dreams of bigger, greater things they might somehow become more real than layers of code splayed across my cell phone screen. Inevitably those flights of fancy and delusions of grandeur never materialized out of… Continue reading A Do Nothing B*tch
I absolutely adore press-on nails. If you follow me on Instagram, you'll almost always see me with long nails! But, here's the thing: they're not natural and they're super easy! I used to get full acrylic sets done at salons on a regular basis, but there are so many things I do with my hands… Continue reading How-To: Press On Nails!
I'm in my early 30's so I've been alive long enough now to see several makeup trends become iconic and must-have, only to fade into oblivion and be made fun of after the haze of what's popular has finally cleared. Today I want to stare into my magic ball and predict the current trends that… Continue reading 5 Makeup Fads We’ll Mock In 10 Years
What if we changed the dialogue? What if we rewrote the weight loss tropes? What if we switched it up a little, changed the tempo, reblocked the whole set, and rearranged the conversation altogether? What if instead of telling fat people all the things they can't do...we told them all the things they can? What… Continue reading My Fat Did THAT
May 13th, 2017. 9:24am and 62 degrees Fahrenheit. Weathermen have been threatening thunderstorms for two days, but so far the only action we've seen is dark overhead clouds and exhausting humidity. Weeks ago I knew this would be hard. I told my partner that if I prepared for it, I'd be better off in the… Continue reading What Mother’s Day Was
When grief takes on the form of a gnawing ache, rather than a sharp, stabbing pain.