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How I got to where I am with my body

How I got to where I am with my body

I can remember feeling like I was fat from the age of 10. I always felt like I was the biggest one in my group of friends, which when I look back now, couldn’t have been further from the truth. We were all pretty much […]

Dear body shaming brand

Dear body shaming brand

I have to start by asking what you were thinking. Did you really think that an advert where a fat cake topper cracks her wedding cake and then proceeds to fall into it while her husband grabs her arm and tries to save her from […]

Local Body Instagrammers who have inspired me

Local Body Instagrammers who have inspired me

I have always loved Instagram but before starting my new account (you can follow me here), I was a bit of a meh Instagrammer (you couldn’t even call me that actually). I didn’t have any direction, I followed so many random accounts who I had […]

Let’s talk body positivity

Let’s talk body positivity

First off it is really important that we all understand that the term body positivity isn’t exclusive to one body type. The common misconception is that it’s for the “fat” people but it is inclusive of all bodies, full figured, curvy, thin, flat chested, even […]

What Self Care means to me

What Self Care means to me

The term self care/love isn’t always a popular word on the interwebs (it’s right up there with Bitcoin), I saw so many people saying they wish it would be left behind in 2017. I, on the other hand will hashtag the shit out of it and […]

These disgusting body standards

These disgusting body standards

I am sure you have all seen this video or a similar one at some point and it may interest you but I find it disturbing and of course I am going to tell you why… WHY has there been an “ideal body shape” for each era? Who […]

I put my costume on and didn’t hate it

I put my costume on and didn’t hate it

I have always agreed that every body is a summer body and whole heartedly encouraged everyone to just suck it up (not suck it in) and put that costume on and not give a shit about anyone else. Everyone, except myself of course. Up until […]

What Losing 15 Kg’s Taught Me

What Losing 15 Kg’s Taught Me

Let me start by saying I literally thought losing weight would be the answer to ALL of my problems and I quickly learnt that it wasn’t. Let me tell you why… My relationship with my body is extremely up and down – one day I […]