6 Fat-Girl-Friendly COVID “Travel” Ideas to kick off Hot-Girl-Summer

Yeah, Hot Girl Summer isn’t canceled. It just looks different. I think at this point we are all looking for a little getaway. The girls at The Fat Girls Guide had so many 2020 travel plans but here we are making the best out of it – right Amanda? As the nights get longer and flights get cheaper, while hotels open up — I find … Continue reading 6 Fat-Girl-Friendly COVID “Travel” Ideas to kick off Hot-Girl-Summer

Playlists to Help Your Mental Health

Ever wonder why a romantic song sets the mood? Or why blasting a song as loud as it can go helps you feel better? It’s because music is a form of therapy, a form that many of us are using it to cope right now.¬†Studies show that music can improve blood flow in ways similar to statins, lower your levels¬†of stress-related hormones like cortisol, and … Continue reading Playlists to Help Your Mental Health

Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown: Part 2

It’s been 43 days since my husband and I went into lockdown in Bristol, UK. The UK will reevaluate on May 7 but I predict it will be extended once more. The sun is out but it’s not shinning. In fact, it’s a little misty with rain clouds on the horizon. I’m in bed, listening to Lizzo, drinking cold coffee with oat milk, and wearing … Continue reading Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown: Part 2

Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown

This might seem like a late letter but life has been a little chaotic lately. I write this with the windows open, the sun shining and listening to music with my ice coffee next to me. It has been officially been 31 days since my husband and I chose to go into semi-lockdown and about 25 since the UK has been on official lockdown due … Continue reading Diary of a Fat Girl in Covid-19 Lockdown

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