What Grandma Would Have Wanted 

It is beautiful this thing that we call family. It is something better and stronger than the sum of its parts, yet somehow fragile. It is my grandmother’s legacy and my mother’s joy and someday it will be my responsibility to tend to.

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Finding My Fat Girl Flow

This summer has been a time of physical triumphs for me. Believe me when I say that victories of this variety are few and far between in my world. I am a woman who excels in the work place. I shine in a classroom. I am comfortable on a stage. I can get strangers belly… Continue reading Finding My Fat Girl Flow

Well Rounded: Ten Reasons to Exercise that Have Nothing to do with How Much Space You Occupy

10 Better Reasons to Exercise than Weight Loss

Your Mercies are New Every Morning

As every fat girl knows, once she blows a diet, it’s all over. We’re either clinging to the edge of that cliff hanging on to our calorie counts, cleanses, exercise plans, and meal-replacing milkshakes by our fingernails for dear life or free-falling off the edge of a food cliff. Diets can’t hold me, they can’t… Continue reading Your Mercies are New Every Morning

Rebellious Summer 5: Rocking White

Fat girls wear black. It’s slimming. Also, it helps us blend into the shadows. The better to hide from you, my dears. Well, today I wore white. This gorgeous dress is from Maurice’s (my all time favorite clothing store) and has a very fun high-low play to it. Although it’s ankle length, it’s sheer to… Continue reading Rebellious Summer 5: Rocking White