I like bodies. I think bodies are marvelous. I love their curious creases and billowing bellies. I adore their freckles, their moles, their rad wrinkles. I worship their lovely lumps and hefty humps. I revel in their sacredness. I am so fucking committed to loving the shit out of myself. I’ve been to the … [Read more…]
I’m a Virgo. But does my personal style match the characteristics of my zodiac sign? Let’s see… Well, I’m definitely those things, but I’d like to think there is more to me than my perfectionism. I’m also creative, generous, and humorous. I have a penchant for bright colors, bold patterns, and comfort, above all. Below … [Read more…]
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I bought my first fatkini last year, and since then I haven’t bought another one because hey keep selling out! (It feels so good to write that.) As summer approaches, I always like to think of unique ways to style my look, especially if I’m on a budget. Plus it’s a creative challenge to make the … [Read more…]
My arms are fleshy, plump, and have cellulite on them. They are fat. And they are also beautiful. Before I evolved into the body-loving woman I am today, I NEVER wore tank tops, even on the hottest summer days. Showing off my arms was the totally off limits. I would wear a sweater or something with sleeves … [Read more…]
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 have vaguely mentioned my liposuction surgery in other posts, but I’ve never really delved into it until now. When I was 23 I had 11 pounds of fat removed from my stomach, hips, and thighs. I had the surgery done in the Philippines, where my parents were working for two years. It was the … [Read more…]
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 occasionally find myself silently, and sometimes not to silently, judging and policing the bodies of celebrities. Perhaps the barrage of perfectly polished images of celebs in the media has brainwashed me successfully. But I bear some of the responsibility too. I can consciously choose not read rag mags and look for cellulite on Jessica … [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…]