3 Tiny Letters to Transform Your Life

These are things you absolutely can’t do: Fly to the moon next Tuesday. Run a marathon in 2 hours. Go on a scuba tour of the Mariana Trench. And unfortunately, you cannot teleport into work. Everything else? Pretty much fair game. Go on a flight? You can do that. Eat...

What the Hell is Self Care Anyway?

I talk about self care a lot. It’s mostly because as fat people, we are often called upon (or forced into) positions where we do the emotional heavy lifting for those around us. Our supposedly jolly dispositions (think Santa), our perceived safety (she’ll...

Take a Look

Full length mirrors are often the bane of fat existence. But what if I could tell you it doesn’t have to be that way? As a person on the other side of a huge, physically transforming event (pregnancy and childbirth, in my case), I decided to take a full length...
Your Fatstory

Your Fatstory

No matter where we may be on our collective journey to overcome those negative feelings normally associated with our body size, that size has a story. A Fatstory.

Sometimes Chain Mails Include Wisdom, Who Knew?

Remember in the late 90s, early 00s when email chains were all the rage? I was one of those people who found these little nuggets in my email to be more irritating than stuff I wanted to read. Many times, I would just hit delete and move on to the next email. However,...

Reclaiming the Word “Fat”

In that moment, I realized that I was not really offended by being called fat. It was a simple truth. I’m fat. I’ve pretty much always been fat. And many people throughout my lifetime have used this descriptive term against me.

It’s gotten old and I’m over it.