4 Reasons I Love My Thighs

I have always had big thighs. Even when I weighed 140 pounds and wore a size 8 in high school, my thighs were big.  I can remember thinking how dreadfully ugly they were and wishing they were small, elegant and waif-like.  I couldn’t bear to look at myself in the mirror without bottoms on. And … [Read more…]

Why Fat Is Not A Four-Letter Word

    Fat   adjective  \’fat\        well filled out.       full in tone and quality <a gorgeous fat bass voice>             well stocked       prosperous; wealthy <grew fat on the war>       being substantial and impressive <a fat bank account> I just got to interview two amazing … [Read more…]

It’s FATKINI Season Ya’ll!

Admittedly, I am obsessed with the idea of fatkinis. I even love the name. FATKINI!  I want to scream “fatkiniiiii” at the top of my lungs while wearing a fatkini in skinny Malibu.  I’m not even sure who coined the term fatkini, but it’s effing brilliant.  I have spent so many summers not swimming because … [Read more…]

Body Bashing Blues

The mirror, the scale, the jeans that won’t zip.  We’ve all been there at one time or another.  You wake up in a good mood, but that nasty little voice in your head get’s the best of you and convinces you that you’re just not good enough today.  All of a sudden you feel demoralized … [Read more…]

Do Affirmations Really Work?

The dictionary defines an affirmation as “the assertion that something exists or is true.”  I love affirmations and have been using them for years.  One of my favorites, which I borrowed from brilliant author, Louise Hay, is “all is well in my world.”  That pretty much sums it up!  I repeated that one to myself … [Read more…]

CELLULITE–Embrace It Already!!

I don’t know about you, but I’m so freakin’ tired of reading about magical cellulite creams that will remove so called unsightly skin dimpling.  The fact is, 95% of women have cellulite. That’s right, pretty much all women have those fatty deposits that cause our skin to look a bit uneven.  Models and actresses have … [Read more…]