Facing My Travel Fears: 40, Fat, Black & Vegan

Contributed by Nicole Vick of Style Vicksen Last year I turned 40 and took my first international trip to Thailand. For most of my life travel was the farthest thing from my mind. At the age of 18, during my first semester in college, I became a mother. I was more concerned about trying to finish school, working, and raising my daughter. I didn’t realize it … Continue reading Facing My Travel Fears: 40, Fat, Black & Vegan

Gift Guide for the Halloween Lovers in Your Life

It’s Spooky SZN ya’ll and we should celebrate. That means loading up the queue with horror movies, visiting haunted houses and my personal favorite, eating all of the candy.  With October in full swing, we’re ready to get things a little ghostly. Which is why we’re putting together this gift guide for the Halloween lover in your life! Living in Rhode Island, horror fiction author … Continue reading Gift Guide for the Halloween Lovers in Your Life

A Fat Girl’s Guide to Shein

So what’s the deal with Shein? This site has gained in popularity over the past year with thousands of YouTubers and influencers posting their hauls online for the world to see. It’s an inexpensive clothing website based in Asia with fashionable looks that attract lots of people looking for style on a budget. It has a straight size section for those between sizes XS-XL (but … Continue reading A Fat Girl’s Guide to Shein

Learning to Accept my Stretch Marks : A Journey of Self-Love

My first seizure was on Christmas morning when I was 9 years old. The weeks that followed were a blur of hospital visits and new doctors. Laying on cold examination tables, even colder gel from EEG tests, wires getting lost in my curls while the nurse repeatedly told me to stay still. At the time I really had no idea what it all meant but … Continue reading Learning to Accept my Stretch Marks : A Journey of Self-Love

6 Times Lizzo Proved She’s Queen

Summer 2019 will forever be known as the season Lizzo proved she was Queen. A singer, actor, and flutist, Lizzo has been making a name for herself for some time. With a resume that includes being classically trained and working with Prince. This triple threat headlined Coachella and will make her acting debut in Hustlers alongside J.Lo and Cardi B. later this year. Lizzo’s 2019 album … Continue reading 6 Times Lizzo Proved She’s Queen

Flying While Fat: An Airport Review

Have you ever wondered how fat-friendly an airport is? Well, wonder no more because we have a great Airport Review for you! Our goal with Fat Girls Guide is to create an invaluable resource that helps fat people live fuller lives. Although we focus on travel, our objective is to be a lifestyle brand. When members of our Fat Girls Traveling Facebook group share informative experiences … Continue reading Flying While Fat: An Airport Review