{normalizing bodies} double chins

A woman in one of the plus-size groups on Facebook made a really good point the other day: We rarely see women with double chins represented in images. Many, many women have double chins. It’s a completely normal thing. But … Continued

{Body Positive Hula Dance Portrait} Ms. H

As people who inhabit larger bodies, when we move those bodies, we take risks. We risk being stared at, made fun of or catcalled. Since often, no one has ever taught us to appreciate those bodies and the way they … Continued

{body positive} Other women are not magic

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I need a pair of shoes. Two pairs, to be exact. Two pairs of comfortable, reasonably attractive dress flats that I can walk around the city in. Since I have narrow feet with sharp heels and high arches, this seems to be … Continued

That time I wore a fatkini — and less — on a nude beach

Back in March, the Viking and I flew out to Hawaii’s Big Island for nine days of sunshine, rest and relaxation. Me being me, that didn’t exactly happen. I’m bad at relaxing. So we spent the entire time clambering around … Continued

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