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

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

Why My Lack of Confidence Keeps Me Vacationing in The Same Places

By: Shadeyka Warren @dizzydiscoveries Rewind to Summer 2018… I’m out with my girls at brunch, telling them about the amazing plans that I have to visit Western Europe the following year — full English breakfasts in London, lunch at the Eiffel Tower, and sunsets on the Almafi Coast. Fast forward to Spring 2019, I’m sitting in “Cafe Blue” in the picturesque Blue Mountains region of … Continue reading Why My Lack of Confidence Keeps Me Vacationing in The Same Places

What To Read On Your Next Trip

What’s better than cuddling up to a new book and taking an adventure through the author’s imagination? Not much! These ten body positive books would make the perfect addition to your upcoming trip. They can also take you on a trip from the comfort of your own home. This list includes some of our favorite memoirs, short stories, book-turned-television-shows and even some of our Fat Girls … Continue reading What To Read On Your Next Trip