The Fat Girl Diet Debate & How I Fucked Up

So, here’s the thing.  I’ve spent at least 20 years of my life on a diet and I’m not sure I ever want to be on one again.  That’s why you will see me posting cute memes like the one below.  And my point is that if you don’t want to lose weight or ever … [Read more…]

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…]

3 Ways to Practice Body Serenity

What is serenity anyway?  The dictionary defines serenity as being free and clear of storms or unpleasant change;  shining bright and steady.  Wouldn’t you like to feel that way about your body?  I think it’s absolutely possible no matter what you think your body looks like.  Though like most worthwhile things, they do require time … [Read more…]

Recommitting to YOU and ME!

This past year has been incredibly amazing in every way. I have been planning my wedding with the love of my life (we are getting married on Groundhog Day of 2013). I visited Turkey and Kenya over the summer.  I have been on a spiritual journey of self-acceptance. I have put on a bathing suit … [Read more…]

New Year’s Resolutions…Do They Really Work?

It’s 2012, and if you are like the millions of other women out there who are resolving to lose weight this year, it’s time to find a new resolution!  Resolutions to lose weight and exercise more are usually bound for frustration and breakdown because they set you up to fail.  As women we put so … [Read more…]

3 Ways to Love Your Body Now

Loving your body isn’t always easy, whether your a size 6 or a 26.  As women we are bombarded with unrealistic images of ultra-thin models and actresses who represent about 1% of the population.  It’s no wonder we’re totally fucked up about our body image.  I know it’s possible to love your body at any … [Read more…]