A few months ago I unfollowed a woman on Instagram I had been following for nearly a year because she did something I found completely despicable. She was a white woman who tanned so excessively her skintone appeared very dark (but orange). She also regularly manipulated her photos to make herself appear darker. And over … Continue reading Please Don’t Appropriate Hashtags
You are MORE Than your body Trapping a soul big enough to push through the boundaries this world will place around you just for existing in it You are MORE Than your mistakes Making you believe you don't deserve to succeed, feel joy, find love, discover peace, be complete You are MORE Than your circumstances … Continue reading More
There is this weird tip-toe thin people (especially liberals) do around the word "fat". They use words like, "heavy", "bigger", and the like. They're terrified of uttering it, except in a low voice, with eyes cast down just slightly, hands draped over drinks with other thin friends on a Moms Night Out. They do this … Continue reading Dear Thin People: “Fat” Is Not A Slur
"I am not a perfect pumpkin...and I have never tried to be." A body-positive poem about being imperfect.
The love ran out a bit this week. A small crack had worked its way into the foundation and over time it wore away the veneer and the strength. Eventually a trickle came and then suddenly a flood of love poured out of my vessel, leaving me all but empty. I have learned to love … Continue reading When The Love Runs Out
I'm writing this to you from bed. I'm laying on my left side because in my experience, it's easier to pass gas when I lay on my left side. Three weeks ago my doctor prescribed 2000 mgs of Metformin, a common treatment for women with PCOS. Metformin is more commonly known as a drug to … Continue reading I Don’t Give A Damn About Your Thin Fragility
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