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…

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….

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…

Dear Victoria’s Secret, Cardiff

Dear Victoria’s Secret, Cardiff. I am a very open minded person. I rarely jump to conclusions first before trying something out for myself. I am more than happy with myself, although there are some things that I would like to change, I’m in no particular rush to look any certain way. The bags. The signature bags. All…

fat; the anti-struggle

Why I’m okay with being ‘fat’: the anti-struggle Okay, disclaimer. We’re not here to talk about weight comparisons, give advise about diet, or shame anybody, for anything, ever. This is purely a notebook of my thoughts pulled together to create a half n half kind of approach to this whole blogging thing. That being said,…