Why must we be so modest? Best case scenario, it deprives us of a bit of a confidence boost when we brush off a compliment. But, in the worst case, it is an unadulterated lie to both ourselves & those around us.
Let go of the “have nots” that The Real Housewives & Co. are infamous for & focus on our own “haves” that we’re lucky to be locked down with right now to recreate our own wag luxury.
A lot of marginalised bodies fight hard to deter the notion we they are someone’s “before” photo, so why are we now volunteering ourselves as that very thing for entertainment?
A health initiative that embraces both change and the happy fatty life sounds like the ultimate contradiction but I have genuinely found that this is a reality, & I’m proud to say I’m part of it.
Imagine a Love Island of more than “beautiful people” living their best life in fully tanned & toned, accessible, cis gendered, heterosexual paradise in the diverse dream Casa Amour stay…
This time of year divides us into Team Fatness or Team Fitness, leaving my fat-positive-but-wanting-to-lose-weight-for-personal-health-reasons arse in the middle of a real life venn diagram.
After much soul searching with equal amounts of self loathing & self loving, I finally have a conclusion to last post’s discussion.
A huge part of blogging relies on a social media following – actual writing capability doesn’t count for much in the overall success of a blog. Agree?
There are a lot of benefits to wearing our heart on our sleeve & being vulnerable isn’t always a bad thing; without a fall we can never get up.
We were taught that body positivty & body confidence were interchangeable only to now find that bopo is exclusively for marginalised bodies. And as a result of this there is a backlash on “incorrectly” using the term.
Making the choice to look after my husband is as strong a feminist move as any bra burning shenanigans – it takes a strong woman to exercise that choice power when going against the grain.
TW. Bariatric surgery is not a decision I’ve made lightly & I’ve made it known to all the counselors / dietitians / exercise instructors I’ve met so far that I’m happy in my own skin & I will always support the plus world. So why am I scared of the plus world shunning me?