One of the most commonly used comebacks to fat hatred is to point out how healthy the plus size target is. It’ll get pointed out that they go to the gym, or race, or do some other active hobby. Their diet will be healthy, loads of salads and cooked from scratch stuff. Which is a… Read More The Healthy Fattie
I don’t get on with my body very much. In fact that’s quite an understatement. And today that self loathing hit me like a sledgehammer. I’ve got a romantic day out with my husband planned, at a spa, we’ll be getting massages and spend time in steam rooms and jacuzzis. It all sounds heavenly. The… Read More #EDAW2015, #effyourbeautystandards, #spoonieproblems and self hate (TW)
It has been an interesting year, thought I’d go through it with some blog posts. Started the year puking, while technically this is a post from last December, it is exactly how January started for me. Dear future self On the subject of the toilet, you know how at the beginning you were thinking you… Read More A 2014 recap: Puking, parenting, pain and feminism
Thought I’d write a quick post on a point I made in my last post, just because it’d be a bit of a derailment in that post, but I also look like I’ve gone mad without an explanation. So yes, I appear to be allergic to being female.
I have an invisible disability, an undiagnosed one at that. Which makes things difficult because people tend not to believe you if that’s the case. I’ve had a few tests done over the years, but no conclusion beyond my spine “shows signs of early wear and tear”. Everything else has come back clear. So let’s… Read More Let’s play “What the fuck is wrong with me?”
I’m a little late to this discussion, but it’s been playing on my mind, so felt I should write about it. Some of you may have seen Veet’s new Dudeness ad campaign, if you haven’ t then the basic theme is that woman wakes up hairy due to not removing hair, cue boyfriend/random strangers being horrified… Read More Dude, where’s my hair?