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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

Encouraging Self-Love vs Encouraging Obesity

The other day I had a visit from a troll on one of my social media pages. They, essentially, bullied me under the guise of concern for my health & objection to me “encouraging obesity.” Based on their comments & assumptions, they had never read my blog. They simply stumbled across me & saw a … Continue reading

60 Pounds Lost & Working on My Self Esteem

It has been about three years now since I started my weight loss journey &, at this point, I’ve lost 60 pounds. That may not sound like much for three years. But weight loss is rarely ever linear, my friend.  Over the last few years, I have had major set backs, especially early in the … Continue reading