When I hear the word best friend it sends me into thoughts of my best friend from when I was a teenager. She and I were the worst of enemies up till 8th grade. She was conditioned to hate things that were different. I happened to take the brunt of her parent’s hate from kindergarten. … Continue reading Happy National Best Friends Day!
When I was young, June & July were the months that I lived for. June and July were no school months. I loved my freedom even when I was young. Summer in the south is somewhat magical because the flowers blooming In May and early June you can smell the honeysuckle in the air. The … Continue reading Louisiana Summers
Shhhh! Don’t talk too loudly! This is going to be a blog about all the foods I can think of that deserve space for appreciation. First, let’s address the elephant in the room - why are we whispering? Well, haven’t you heard that fat people can’t publicly admit to eating, much less enjoying eating? Can … Continue reading Food. All The Food. Let’s Appreciate It Together!
These are the days when National Go Barefoot and National Nail Polish Day fall together and I can totally get behind recognizing these days. As a country girl, I have never loved wearing shoes. I always liked my bare feet. I could walk over hot asphalt, through sticker patches, mud - you name it I … Continue reading National Go Barefoot / Nail Polish Day, Yay!
During the pandemic, I really learned what my smile meant to me. Now, this comes from a girl that is pretty in tune with how my smile makes me feel. I have had lots of emotions based on my smile. When I was little, sometimes people would say something about my gap. In later years … Continue reading What My Smile Means To Me
How old is old? When you look in the mirror and see your mother? Myself next to my Mom Birth to 17- Fear/responsibility/Fear/being a child 18-24- Feelings of Depression/loss/immaturity living like there was no tomorrow/size crippled me to not living 24 – 31- hope for the future/getting my education/falling in love/moving to a new place/losing … Continue reading Let’s Talk (Fat Talk & Age Talk)
Do you know we all share something in common - that we all have a reading history? True, some will have a very short list but some of us will have a great long list. If I think back, some of my best moments have been in libraries. My mom pretty much knew she could … Continue reading My Favorite Books That Inspire Me
“Find a penny and pick it up all day long you will have good luck.” This for me is a line in a movie that led me to remember this saying. Do you know where this line is from? LOL if you guessed Grease then you are correct. Turns out this is a very old … Continue reading A Penny For Your Thoughts
Pants is one small simple word that causes such drama for us big ladies, especially for lymph ladies. With Lipedema, lymphoedema, or both, wearing clothes becomes something not only we dread but sometimes seems impossible to find clothes fit. For me, my legs are a huge problem in finding pants. My waist is smaller than … Continue reading Pants – A Small Word With A Big Job
Everyone knows Catfishing is not the hobby of yesterday sitting on the banks with a pole waiting for a bite. NOPE, it’s normally a predator looking to hook you on the promise of love so whatever it is they're trying to steal from you is within their reach. However, sometimes Catfishing happens in a way … Continue reading Blog Series: Internet Relationships #12: Catfishing