Self-ish

Always trust the injustice, cause it’s not going away When faced with a difficult question, backed into a corner, treated like shit or made to feel like you have no other choice.. it’s easy to give in and say yes. When you’re a nice person, with a good heart, empathetic, with feelings.. it’s easy to…

The USB Pet Rock: A Theory

Have you ever: • Restricted your fashion choices, by means of hiding your body? • Chosen an outfit, specifically to cover up areas of your body? • Put something on, only to decide, that actually, it might not be flattering on you? *** Listen, carefully and closely – your body was not created, to be…

MUST READ BOOKS for EMPOWERMENT

Winter is coming! What better time of year, to cosy up with a blanket on a cold evening, indulging in some cake, with an absolute powerhouse of a book! Feet up, cosy up, enjoy.. A comprehensive list of books to gift, purchase and read, for empowerment, liberation, motivation and MORE! 1. Body Positive Power by…

Chips n’ Gravy

I remember the first time I ever felt confused about being called fat. I’d like to say that I was around 16, and I remember it being the height of summer. I remember being at the beach with friends, and I was wearing a denim pinafore dress from Urban Outfitters, with a pink acid wash…

Fat Girl Can

Fat Girl Can, And I promise, she will. She knows no limits, Self-doubt, she kills.   She taught herself, The way she looks is fine, There is no doubt inside her, She knows her own mind.   The world can be cruel, But she knows best, To speak up, speak loud, So, she clears her…

Bread and Butter

I sat outside Sainsburys in my car, tucking into a sandwich. The contents of which, do not matter, but the fact that I’m eating one, does. I looked around me, at the people walking past. All going about their daily lives, no one giving a flying shit about me. And I kind of spiralled out…

Self Love

‘Self Love’ can seem like a bit of a narcissistic phrase. It is strange, isn’t it? We so easily say, that we love objects, other people, clothes, places, and things, but find it difficult to say that we love ourselves. We live in a little bubble of fear, kind of like dipping your toe into…

A Letter to my Younger Self

Hello, hi, how’s things? You probably don’t recognise me. Yes, you’re covered in tattoos. I know, needles right? Nearly fainting having your bloods taken, but able to do a five-hour sitting of intense shading and colour, all whilst on your phone and reading. Weird right? I know, I’m not sure where it came from either….

Do No Harm

… but take no shit. Do no harm, but take no shit. Do no harm, but stand your ground. When words fail you, let your actions speak for you. Wear your heart on your sleeve, and show people what you’re made of. Now this is going to sound ridiculous, petty, unbelievable, hilarious.. and all of…

Sneering At Fat People

When I came across a page about the ‘monstrosities’ that are ‘fat people’, I couldn’t help but feel like there was something wrong. I had a gut feeling, and I knew scrolling was a bad idea. And then I found it. A thread, dedicated to me – (and I won’t go into to much detail…