Overcoming my Fear of the Doctor & OBGYN

Anyone who has known me for a while knows this: I have had a severe fear of being judged & lectured by doctors. As a plus size person, you can encounter an unpleasant stigma from nurses & doctors. This isn’t always the case. But once it happens to you once or twice, you begin to … Continue reading

I am a fat girl. And I run.

I am a fat girl. And I run.

I want to begin by sharing a poem with you. This is not a poem I wrote. For your convenience, I pasted it below this paragraph but I found the original poem here. Hey fat girl, Yes, you. The one feigning to not see me when we cross paths on the running track. The one not … Continue reading