I just want people to stop and think about why someone could be the size they are before they judge the size that someone is. -Cara Cruz (Pale Ginger Pear)
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As a thick girl (defy the word fat), I have always considered the struggle of women who are overweight, but never considered a skinny girls' journey with weight. I have been told by doctors that it is not healthy for me to be the weight that I am for my height. Do I agree? Yes. … Continue reading How Do I Stay So Skinny?
I remember struggling with my weight when I was in high school; that was over 10 years ago, and I am still struggling. After I gave birth to my daughter, that struggle did not get any easier. I was breastfeeding and did not want more children anytime soon, so to avoid lowering my milk … Continue reading Get Your Body Back Foolishness: the story of a thick girl
Healthy wellness is a journey.... it is not a sprint, it is a marathon. In the past, I have jumped into full work out plans and diets; I was unsuccessful. For some, jumping into a workout may be beneficial, but for me it never helped me change my lifestyle. Eventually, I gave up, binged, and … Continue reading Why I prefer to take the stairs
"After giving birth to my daughter, I gained weight, and entered the 200 lb. club. In my mind, I expected that I would get my body back immediately. Of course it takes time to lose weight and so the process didn’t go as expected. As a result, there are times when I hate what I see in the mirror. At some point I realized that I was body shaming myself." (blog contribution to Rock Your Reality, Pinkspen)
What do you love about your body?
We all have imperfections, but you have to find the beauty in your flaws because they are what make you uniquely beautiful!