That title is a direct quote from Alyssa, and it's really true. But don't take my word for it. Check out these Halloween costumes. (I'm also including the staff picks for good places to buy plus size costumes in case you're like me and not at all into putting together some shit from a paper clip and a t-shirt. 😂) Now for those of us who aren't feeling all that creative, some link … [Read more...] about Fat girls are the MacGyvers of fashion: Halloween Edition
So the journey to body positivity usually starts with someone being fed up with dieting because it hasn't worked for them in the past (usually it's made things worse, in fact), and they just don't want to be at war with their own bodies anymore. Is this where you are? Are you asking yourself, "But what now?" Yeah, I get it. It's not like you can just opt-out of our fat shaming culture; … [Read more...] about Five Things to Do After You Stop Dieting
So the other day I went and got my hair done. (It's fucking awesome, by the way.) I'm not even sure how it came up, but my stylist and I were talking, and I said something like, "I'm an old, fat lady --" and I didn't get to finish because she was loudly telling me, "You're not fat!" Now look. I get it. She equates fat with an insult, but honey. I'm over 300 lbs. I'm FAT. This isn't up for … [Read more...] about No, I’m fat. It’s okay.
TW: a lot of really awful self talk about weight. No, seriously, I'm super mean to myself when I go to this place, and if that's going to send you to the same place, stop. reading. So last week was a killer for me. I had a site to build. I was supposed to be editing articles for this site. Oh, and hey, how TF do Facebook ads work anyway? Probably should figure that out before I spend another … [Read more...] about How to Kill Negative Self-Talk
I was going to write a post that was pretty whiny. In fact, I started it and got a few paragraphs in and realized that's not how I want this site to be. We're not here to cry about how hard it is to be fat in a thin world. You already know that. I'm not here to detail all the little bullshit things that come with being superfat. (What? It's a thing.) What I want is for women who read this site … [Read more...] about Five Sites to Build Your Body Positivity
So, with fall upon us (or at least getting close), it's time to start thinking about your outerwear, sis. But no worries! We've got you...covered. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. I CRACK MYSELF UP. Ahem. Anyway, we came up with a list of our favorite jackets and coats. From classics to on-trend, it's all here. #WeAreStylishAF Missy says: I just bought this and love it. They go to 3X. It’s super … [Read more...] about A Fat Girl’s Guide to Outerwear