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Size Acceptance

Size of Being Overweight in a Thin World

Karen Cigna | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

When you are overweight not only do you feel that you do not fit in, often you physically just don't fit: in the seats on trains, airplanes at Broadwa...

Size of Being Buried Alive

Karen Cigna | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

Learning that I am more than the size of my body is allowing is about learning to love myself from the inside out through thin and thick times.

Is It True You Can Never Be Too Thin? NO!

Karen Cigna | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

We are born into this world knowing we and our body are the right size. Hating ourselves and our body are learned behaviors, as is the idea that "you can never be too thin."

I Wore a Bikini And The World Didn't Crumble

Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa

When people assume fat people are lazy for not figuring it out, I wish I could prove just how much MORE energy I spent on trying to become smaller, more than I did on all of my other activities combined. And only a fat person knows what I'm talking about.

I Wear A Bikini Because... F*ck You

Karen Mangiacotti | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents
Karen Mangiacotti

It is a bathing suit, people. Perhaps we should all just relax.

Imagine Living in a World Where Size Does Not Matter

Karen Cigna | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

Imagine for a moment that you lived in a world where body size did not matter. What would a day be like in this new and fab world? Let's imagine in t...

Do I Look Fat?

Karen Cigna | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

If you are not sure if your life and you are more than the size of your body, I can assure you that your life and you are. You are the one and only you that has had your unique set of life experiences, thoughts, feelings opinions and talents. You are your smile, your love of music, nature, art and any and all qualities that make you unique.

You're Loving 'Big Girls' All Wrong

Becky Cavender | Posted 02.19.2014 | Women
Becky Cavender

I'm not unaware that some men don't prefer us fat girls. They don't have to! It's not offensive that they don't. I'm typically not attracted to slender, skinny guys. I doubt those men feel offended and left out.

Why Is Lululemon Blaming Female Customers?

Andrea Bonior | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Andrea Bonior

His poor, poor fabric, having to quake, quiver and eventually surrender under the Godzillian heft of a woman's curves!

Comical View: Fat Is the New Black!

Erica Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erica Watson

I chose comedy because everyone knows that sassy, fat black women are funny. Being the butt of the joke is what we do best, right?

Is Fat the New Black?

Patt Morrison | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patt Morrison

More than ageism, and now at least as much as racism, fat-ism is running amok -- worse now than it was in the 1990s, and virtually unprotected by any laws.