On Conditional Acceptance

One-line summary of everything I’m about to say: Fat is either shamed or fetishized, and rarely accepted. I’m fat and, most days, completely fine with this. Being fat does not get in my way very often. I hardly notice it. I’ve written before about how I love and accept my body. Last week, some guy … Read more

On being unapologetically ME

(Recommended listening while reading this post: Story You Forgot, by Peter Katz. [Duh.]) I have been thinking a lot about why I feel the need to talk about my body. Who am I to share these personal thoughts and feelings on the internet? Is it inappropriate? How do my parents feel about it? What if … Read more