Bereavement, Mental Health, Opinion

What Depression Looks Like

In the wake of celebrity suicide there is always an initial push on social media encouraging those who are living with depression and/or suicidal tendencies to reach out if they're considering taking their life. But, the problem is it's just not that easy. While it's a really nice sentiment, most of the time if you're… Continue reading What Depression Looks Like

Uncategorized

Our Mixed Weight Relationship – An Interview With My Partner Of 10 Years

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

body positivity, Feminism, Opinion

Dear Fat Girl

Dear Fat Girl, I love your Instagram selfies, tee shirts and panties, thick thighs, and round bellies, dirty bathroom mirror with the flash turned on, looking at the screen because you're feeling yourself. Yes. I love them. I love your Facebook profile photo with your summer skin showing, fat arms out in sleeveless shirts, raised… Continue reading Dear Fat Girl

Makeup, Skincare

Announcing The #TamaraLovesYouGiveaway!

It is with so much joy that I announce my #TamaraLovesYouGiveaway!! This Valentine's Day I give you full permission to treat yo'self! And I want to help you do that by giving one of my followers this collection of products to help you feel like the special someone that you are! First, I recruited Brittany… Continue reading Announcing The #TamaraLovesYouGiveaway!

Marriage, Mental Health, motherhood, Opinion, Parenthood, Thirties

When Someone You Love Loves Someone With A Mental Illness

Navigating the difficult journey of loving someone with a mental illness is a daunting task, requiring more grace and resolve than most people think they're capable of. When we look at someone who has a physical illness or disability, we can see how cruel it would be to leave a person in the midst of… Continue reading When Someone You Love Loves Someone With A Mental Illness

Feminism, Mental Health, motherhood, Opinion, Parenthood, Southern, Thirties

To The Women Who Have Hurt Me: I Forgive You

This has been a long time coming. I didn't intend to get to this point. As a matter of fact, I thought myself brave for not even considering forgiveness. It took me years to work up the courage to get justifiably angry and once I got there, it never occurred to me that there'd come… Continue reading To The Women Who Have Hurt Me: I Forgive You

Marriage, Opinion, Thirties

Ten Years – Reflecting On A Decade Of Marriage

We're told to never give up on our dreams. Movies, television shows, quotes on Pinterest, and captions on fitness models' pictures scream at us that we can achieve our goals and we can make our own dreams come true...if we don't give up. "In two weeks you'll feel it. In four weeks you'll see it...ect,… Continue reading Ten Years – Reflecting On A Decade Of Marriage

Haircare, Reviews

Review – My Schwarzkopf Hair Love Story

A few weeks ago I received an email from Schwarzkopf, a hair care brand, asking if I'd be interested in trying out their Color Ultimé line of hair dyes. I haven't used a box dye in a decade so I had some trepidation, BUT I read some reviews online, checked their ingredients list, and decided to… Continue reading Review – My Schwarzkopf Hair Love Story