Representation for Plus Sizes Needs Improvement

Representation for Plus Sizes Needs Improvement

Representation for us fat girls should be better!  I love the “plus size” movement going on right now. I love seeing women of all shapes and sizes confident in their bodies and I love seeing brands starting to cater to these women. One problem I do have, however, is the lack of representation in the […]

Confidence and Encouragement: Sun’s Out, Buns Out

Confidence and Encouragement: Sun’s Out, Buns Out

Body confidence is essential to happiness.      With summer around the corner, time for fun in the sun has arrived. Unfortunately, it is also peak time for body shaming. For some reason, people love to take pictures of overweight men or women and include cruel jokes. Body shaming is wrong and extremely disrespectful. Everybody, no matter […]

Weight and Health Assumptions People Make

Weight and Health Assumptions People Make

Last month, plus size model Tess Holliday posted an Instagram video of her Uber driver criticizing her weight and health. The driver, who happens to also be overweight, asks her “What about your cholesterol?” She tells him multiple times that she is healthy and he seems to be in shock. While it was absolutely disrespectful […]

I Did Gain Weight. Thanks for Noticing!

  I don’t know when it became normal to comment on someone’s weight. There was a time where I’d lost about 60 pounds and kept it all off for almost 4 years. Due to stress from working on my senior collection, I gained a lot of it back during my final year of college. When […]

The “F” Word

The “F” Word

I’ve been different forms of “plus size” my whole life. So that means I’ve heard every cornball joke and lame ass insult about being fat. Most of those things used to really hurt my feelings. When I turned 16, I started to wonder why being fat was an insult. Why is being called skinny a […]