whoever you want to be…

Don’t hate me because I’m not pretty…

I’ve been thinking a lot about the way the media demonises people recently. Of course there’s been the hideous furore surrounding the crass headline-generating tosh about the Philpotts, which has … Continue reading

April 7, 2013

Fat is a Female Issue…

No, I didn’t forget the name of Susie Orbach’s book (and yes, of course I’ve read it) – the post title is in response to what seems like atorrent of … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Celebrity Bigger (than everyone else) Brother

OK, I admit it. I’m going to hold up my hands and accept my shame.  I confess that I watched the start of Celebrity Big Brother on Thursday night. Not … Continue reading

January 7, 2013

Christmas Diet Hell

OK, this is going to be one of those honest, from the heart posts. I’m really struggling at the moment. Being a freelance writer for lifestyle magazines means I’m on … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 3 Comments


I’ve always hated the term ‘Size Acceptance’ almost as much as I shy away from the label ‘Fat Activist’. To me, it sounds a bit like a cop out. Whereas … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Is it the Daily Mail…or is it us?

I have a love/hate relationship with the Daily Mail. I can’t seem to stop myself reading it, even if I quite often skip directly to the reader’s comments just to … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Fat, Fit and…told off by the doctor

I don’t like to go to the doctor much. I know that probably sounds like an odd thing to say, most people would rather not have to negotiate the appointment … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Living a full fat life

  I had the idea for this post after I saw the image above plastered all over my Facebook page the other day. Just so you know, this isn’t going … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Where are all the fit fat people?

One of the things that drives me insane about the media, among many, many things that drive me similarly insane, is the way fat people are portrayed. If it’s not … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Knickers! by Sarah Clark

I am a woman on a mission! I’m a plus sized girl, blessed with curves just about everywhere. I have a cleavage that acts as a very good resting place … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 2 Comments
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