My Big Fat Fabulous Life

My Big Fat Fabulous Life

I met Whitney Way Thore, from the new hit TLC Show My Big Fat Fabulous Life, at The Body Love Conference. This was after her Fat Girl Dancing video (see below) had gone viral but before TLC came a knocking. I can share with you that the Whitney you see on TV is the...
How Much Respect Do Fat Women Deserve?

How Much Respect Do Fat Women Deserve?

  Do fat women deserve as much respect as women who are not fat?  How much respect do fat women deserve? “It’s the story of my life as a fat person…. that my body is bad. That I’m not as worthy as those who aren’t overweight.” –Jen...
Sleep Like a Baby During Pregnancy

Sleep Like a Baby During Pregnancy

You’ll often hear veteran mommies tell moms-to-be to sleep now because they’ll never sleep again. While it’s true you don’t sleep much with a newborn baby, it’s also quite challenging to sleep while that baby is growing within you! Here...
Did You Date Your Doctor?

Did You Date Your Doctor?

In January I joined Sarah Blight’s podcast, Easier Healthier Birth, to talk about plus size pregnancy and birth (click here to listen and select show #18).  We ended up chatting for an hour after the recording ended.  We swapped birth stories and shared some...