Tag Archives: Clothing

Hi Blog! A rambly return

Three months since I last posted!  There have been many times I’ve wanted to write something, but I’ve been so busy finishing up grad school (and all the things that come with that–important final projects, applying for jobs, considering moving, … Continue reading

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Clothing, Attractiveness, and Comfort

I recently looked over photos that others had taken of me on a trip we took two months ago, and I guess I hadn’t been to many other photo-worthy events recently, because it was the first look I’ve had at … Continue reading

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Bathing suits!

Wow, it’s been almost 2 months since my last post!  I wouldn’t have thought summer could possibly be busier than the rest of the year, but it turns out that it is.  Anyway, I’ve been mulling over some conflicting thoughts … Continue reading

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Sometimes I buy clothing that’s too big for me

Before getting into FA, I had never bought anything in a plus-size store.  This definitely exposes some of my previous privilege, because I didn’t have to buy plus-size clothing.  I could get by (however physically uncomfortably) without it.  I do … Continue reading

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Changes I made (actively or naturally) following the decision not to try to lose weight ever again

– Instead of taking fat-hate-talk personally, I come home and browse the fatosphere for a sane perspective. – In fat acceptance, I have a new favorite topic to research or buy books about, a new “hobby” in fact. – I … Continue reading

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On being “in shape” and the pressure to cover my “out-of-control” body

Until encountering the fat acceptance community less than a year ago, I had never questioned the “rule” that fat or fatter people had to cover up more than thinner people.  It made sense that you would just WANT to dress … Continue reading

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