Why I Can’t Accept the 300-Pound Body I Once Lived In

  In this ever-expanding era of body-acceptance we currently live in, I still choose my healthy body over the 300-pound body I was once miserable in. I can’t accept the plus-size body I was living in because it was a … Continue reading

What I Learned From Weighing 300 Pounds

As someone who spent the first 25 years of her life as a plus-sized individual, I can tell you firsthand how often plus-sized people are scrutinized and frowned upon by the general public and media. Most of the judgments and … Continue reading

5 Positive Truths Only Plus-Sized People Would Understand

As someone who has spent the first 25 years of my own life as a plus-sized person, and then losing over 125 pounds– I can tell you that there are good and bad things I learned from living on both … Continue reading

What I Wish I Could Tell The Chubby Girl I Used To Be

Being a mentor for at-risk elementary and middle school children for the last three years, I’ve noticed that they tend to have the same difficulties I had growing up. I was chubby during my entire childhood and weighed 140 pounds in … Continue reading

Why Running Isn’t So Swell If You Want To Lose Weight

Health enthusiasts often look to weight-loss success stories for motivation to fuel their own transformation or to keep their motivational flame sparked. But, many folks find themselves becoming discouraged when they realize that some of these success stories include formerly … Continue reading