This past Tuesday I was incredibly blessed to have been interviewed alongside my sister on America’s favorite morning show. Good Morning America produced a great segment in which I shared my journey toward self-acceptance, and how it contrasts with my sister’s path. We both found self-love in very different ways. Hers was a diet and … [Read more…]
Dear “Beauty” People at Cosmo, Your recent video featuring a tutorial on back contouring was majorly fu*ked up. Congratulations, you’ve just shamed an entire generation of vulnerable, young women and girls into worrying about the shape of their back bones. Well done. “Back contouring is officially a thing and THIS is how to do it,” … [Read more…]
That’s all, folks!
No more crossing your legs because you don’t want to take up space. Spread em’ wide and get comfortable in your body. Stand tall and proud. Claim the right to let your ass jiggle and your thighs wiggle!
I took this straight from Wikipedia because I’m feeling lazy: International No Diet Day (INDD) is an annual celebration of body acceptance, including fat acceptance and body shape diversity. This day is also dedicated to promoting a healthy life style with a focus on health at any size and in raising awareness of the potential … [Read more…]
I am so honored to have been a part of an amazing photo shoot for Mantra Yoga + Health Magazine. I’m grateful to Melanie Klein and the Yoga and Body Image Coalition for allowing me to be part of the #whatayogilookslike campaign. This wonderful group is dedicated to creating safe yoga spaces for all body types. And a shout … [Read more…]
This post is inspired by one of my followers, Becky B. Thanks for the inspiration! I began blogging about four and a half years ago under the name Curvy, Sexy, Chic. At the time, I was eager and excited to get my ideas out into the world. I was pissed off that curvy girls were getting … [Read more…]
Fighting fat shaming can be tough in a society that worships thinness and thinks fat is a four-letter word. But there are ways to make change if you’re willing to try these surprising tactics. Start by accepting yourself. I think it’s impossible to fight against the current culture if you hate yourself. When you believe in the … [Read more…]
First things first.Three years ago I could not have imagined writing this. But all my self-lovin’ work has paid off and I can actually see the good in my body now. When I wear a fabulous, over the top outfit, people pay me compliments, and never mention my size or weight. It’s as though my confidence … [Read more…]
Fall is my absolute favorite season for fashion. But the heat in Los Angeles doesn’t seem to want to quit. I’m so ready for cool sunny days, funky boots, a chic trench coat, oversized sweaters, boyfriend jeans, and tons of fabulous jewelry! What I love most is all the layering you can do in the … [Read more…]