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    I Need Your Help!

    In a very non-emergency kind of way! via Pinterest It was an odd phenomenon, almost comical, how well received my post Do As I Say, Not As I Do!, about my body image (re: issues) seemed to be with my family and friends. It is one of the most organically read posts I’ve written over the last three years. I don’t follow the stats like a true blogger (what is that even?), but I glance at them from time to time. I decided to look at this one because it garnered so many comments on the FB post. It gave me the courage and inspiration to write today’s post. Also to…

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    Do As I Say, Not As I Do!

    Can I please catch some of that self love everyone is talking about?! via Pinterest I’m not talking about that simple type of self love. I’m talking about the all encompassing, no bull shit, self love. I have some. I use some. But I don’t have that self love where I can look at myself, directly or in a mirror and accept the body I have. I critique it. I am annoyed by it. I am embarrassed by it. I want to change it. I just don’t like it… It’s always an internal battle of me telling myself to relax and love my body, while also being so grossed out…

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    Musings: Uncomfortable

    …in my jeans! Well, how to I put this…because I ripped a hole in them. For us ‘thick’ girls, it happened right where our thighs rub. I guess just one too much rub in the right spot, left them splitting open. Not embarrassingly enough to need to rush home to change, but uncomfortable enough that walked around for the rest of the day like I had to pee, legs pressed together! As I write this I’m slightly embarrassed, but not really. My little, chubby leg fat spewed out of the fresh rip. It was an odd feeling, since my skin was exposed. I felt vulnerable – because I literally ripped…