“The Gemini bride will fuss over the invitations—the font, the words, the paper stock—and will be very preoccupied over the wedding officiant,” says West. “Her officiant has to be an inspiring speaker and someone she trusts to set the tone of her wedding.” Kristin West for Brides
Learn more about what kind of bride you are based on your astrology sign here.
Not every day has to be a big day. I’m learning that, seemingly over and over again. Sometimes, the smallest progress is the hardest gained. Sometimes, the small details add … Continue Reading Not Every Day Has to be a Big Day
Scales and tape measurers have never been my faves. Anytime I’ve had to deal with either, it’s always with a small sense of dread. Am I measuring up? So often, … Continue Reading Measuring Up
If you’ve ever been to London, you’ve probably taken the Tube, aka the subway. Most people who ride the Tube remember signs everywhere saying, “Mind the Gap”. Years later, I’ve … Continue Reading Mind the Gap
"All the decisive blows are struck left-handed."--Walter Benjamin
A few years ago, someone called me a “viper”. I was exiting a very difficult and painful situation that I had held on to for far too long. For a … Continue Reading Rethink the Label
There’s a few fun, exciting, labor-intensive updates to share: You may have noticed I have a proliferation of new Facebook Fan Pages. Many of my shows are growing and need … Continue Reading Spilling My Personal Tea
Sometimes, we get gifts wrapped in pretty paper, topped with voluptuous, shiny bows. Hopefully, the gift inside is just as great as the paper its wrapped in. Sometimes, it’s not. … Continue Reading You’re Not Your Packaging
This week, I had a lesson in how valuable I am. From time to time, we say to ourselves, “I’m valuable. I’m important. I have something to offer,” etc. It’s … Continue Reading Weighty Self-Worth Issues
It’s very easy to cherry pick reality these days. It’s very easy to ignore what’s inconvenient or what doesn’t matter or apply to you. In the curvy and plus size … Continue Reading No Skinny Shaming. No Fat Shaming. No Shame.
“land of the free and the home of the brave…” Am I brave enough? I ask myself this question constantly. Am I taking the path of least resistance because it’s … Continue Reading Land of the Free?
Tess Holliday clapped back this week against those she called, “concern trolls“, declaring that ther health is no one’s business. I agree with Tess. Her health is nobody’s concern but … Continue Reading Healthier…Not Necessarily Skinnier
Can't wait to sit down with host Lacretia Lyon of Mrs. Brightside. We're going to discuss the bright side of being plus-sized, body positivity & more.
Lacretia explores the bright side of many important and sometimes heavy topics, including depression, failure, living alone and so much more. Learn more here!
I used to hate tale of Cinderella. First, Cinderella was cheerful about doing housework. Second, she has tiny, delicate feet. I wear an 11W. My shoe options are limited, compared … Continue Reading Body Positivity: My Spirit Needs Space!