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When the only thing we have in common is being FAT.. how do we build a supportive, accepting community?
It seems to me that there are too many FAT women telling other FAT women that the way they choose to LIVE in their FAT bodies is WRONG?!
By Kyla Palin
Alright, I’ve got something to say and I’ve been searching for a way to explain it. Are you seated comfortably? Good. We’ll begin. See, here’s the thing;
Seeing fashionable, well photographed, curvy models has altered my perception of my own beauty.
Allow me to explain. Continue reading
If you can WRITE then YOU could win!
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Second Prize: $50.00
Third Prize: $25.00
(all prizes donated by Big Beautiful Wellness™ Founder: Liz McCallum through www.lizmccallum.com)
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By: Jamie Litt
Born in Brooklyn and raised in New Jersey and South Florida, I currently split my time between NY, South Florida and Los Angeles. In addition to modeling, I also own my own design business. Helping to launch the award-winning marketing agency Pop2Life, I was their the Art Director & Designer for years, until I launched my own design & marketing business three years ago, called LittMedia. I also have a deep love of film, and a passion for music. I’ve performed as a singer/songwriter in various parts of the US and Europe. Being an Aunt to 4 (soon to be 5!) nieces is one of my greatest pleasures in life. Continue reading
By: Michaela Helliwell
I love looking at myself naked in the mirror.
I do it every morning, and sometimes at night. That sleepy walk into the bathroom first thing in the morning. Jammies stripped and put away. I wander past the mirror in my bathroom. I always stop and look at myself. Continue reading
By Dr. Trina Read
“I deliberately overeat to give my body the most voluptuous contours I can acquire. Growing fatter is one of the most intensely sensuous things that I have ever experienced.” Margaret Deidre O’Hartingan
Over coffee I asked a friend what she found attractive about her boyfriend. A dreamy look crossed over her eyes while she explained his thighs were like tree trunks. Excitedly, she went on to say how she loved to watch him do squats at the gym with a lot of weight on the barbell because it made the veins in his legs and arms stand out. Luckily she was too far gone in her lust fueled daydream to notice my gagging reflex start up. Continue reading
By Kyla Palin
Yoga isn’t supposed to fill you with rage and self-loathing right?
That thought, as it flashed through my mind, was the end of the line for me with my love affair with yoga. For a while. Continue reading
by Tiina Veer, Founder of Yoga for Round Bodies™
There is a myth out there that one has to have a certain kind of body to do yoga. This is simply untrue. Yoga—if you’ll excuse the bad pun—is extremely flexible. It can be adapted for anyone. As the saying goes, “if you can breathe, you can do yoga.” Continue reading