Body Confidence Tips for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and you know what that means! …It’s the one time a year that it’s socially acceptable for adults to play dress up! Wearing Halloween costumes is honestly one of my favorite activities in the entire world! I love planning what I’m going to be and forcing my friends or […]

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Is Body Positivity Promoting Obesity?

A concern I hear from time to time is that by promoting a weight stabilizing, non judge mental, and body positive model of recovery I am encouraging unhealthy lifestyles and promoting obesity. Most of the time the criticism comes from people who know very little about body positivity and are still deep in their eating […]

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Being Bigger Than Your Boyfriend

Do you feel self-conscious about being with a partner that is smaller than you? You’re not alone. I think a lot of people feel this particular insecurity. One of the many many factors that went into me wanting to lose weight so long ago was feeling uncomfortable about weighing significantly more than my ex. That […]

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Getting Rid Of “Skinny” Clothes

Whether you are recovering from an eating disorder or just learning to love and accept yourself at a higher weight for your own sanity and happiness – most of us are guilty of keeping our old clothes in our closet just in case. It’s time to stop doing that. It’s time to get rid of […]

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Unpacking Thin Privilege

I want to talk about the existence of thin privilege, the special rights and advantages that are made available specifically to thin people.  To start, I do not speak for all heavy people.   I am aware I am writing this from a position of privilege and I hope to not offend anyone. Let me start […]

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F*ck The Patriarchy

“I may not be happy but at least I’m thin” Have you ever thought that?  I have.  I’ve even said it out loud multiple times, to my therapist, my ex-boyfriend, my dad, my journal, my friends.  It seems so crazy now but I truly believed that my own sanity and mental health was worth sacrificing […]

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