Tag Archives: plus-size

A Healthy Challenge: Accountability

I’m only a few words into this post and I can already tell it’s going to be one of the hardest I’ve ever written. In the past few months my sister’s had an emergency C-section, my brother’s been diagnosed with … Continue reading

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A Healthy Challenge: Forgiveness is Just the Beginning

My father got diagnosed with leukemia when I was 12, but, as much as the incident forced me to deal with mortality at a young age, I didn’t really relate that mortality to myself, as much as to my parents. … Continue reading

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A Good Fit: Defying Gravity

Today, something happened that has never happened to me before: I found 8 (yes eight!) adorable, comfortable and supportive bras that fit me. Any sized breast can appreciate the utter hell that is shopping for a bra, the pain of … Continue reading

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Plus-Size Models Make You Fat, or Why I love Velvet D'Amour and Vogue Italia

Vogue Italia recently published a glorious and sexy spread featuring three plus-sized models lounging around in lingerie looking ravishing (images below and here). Instead of celebrating the presence of amazing breasts as people should have, there were protests over the … Continue reading

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