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 Stew in...
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...
Continuing the Conversation: Thin Privilege

Continuing the Conversation: Thin Privilege

Last week I had my socks knocked off when I read Melissa Fabello’s article, Let’s Talk About Thin Privilege.  If you have yet to check it out read it now!   Addressing the issue of privilege is always tricky because you’re pretty much guaranteed to...
The Mother Behind the Postpartum Photo

The Mother Behind the Postpartum Photo

Like many women, I was truly moved by the beautiful postpartum marks photo above.  I shared it on my Plus Size Mommy Memoirs Facebook page without knowing where it came from.  It received more likes, shares, and comments than anything else I’ve ever posted –...