“I Know I’ve Put on Weight,” She Said…

    “I know I’ve put on weight,” she said in a hushed and strained voice, feeling tears prickling her eyes and an unpleasant warm flush across her cheeks. The coats she’d tried on didn’t fit, having purposefully gotten a size bigger, she couldn’t help but feel stupid, like she’d been actively sabotaging herself. She […]

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Fat Girl Exercising: My Modus Operandi

  Fat Girl Exercising Hello my lovelies, my name is Gemma and I am fat. “Nooooo, don’t call yourself that!” I hear you cry, “You are beautiful.” And that I am! This may sound conceited but, like every other wonderful human creature, I am beautiful and the fact that I am fat doesn’t make these […]

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Welcome to BoPovia (Part Three)

  “Welcome to BoPovia.” The giant, illuminated sign read… Sophie and Sea Mist approached a beautiful, sprawling underwater metropolis, with coloured lights and a magical, glittering aura. As they ventured forward the Mermaids, Mermen and Merpeople, came swimming out to greet them. The Merpeople were a glorious spectrum, all different shapes, colours, sizes and abilities. […]

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Welcome to BoPovia (Part One)

Once Upon a Time… …there was a young girl, this little girl was a sad little girl, a lonely little girl, a lost little girl and she thought she was an unloved little girl. Her name was Sophie. Sophie’s parents had just recently divorced, so she worried that they had stopped loving her, like, sadly, […]

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Weighing on my mind

Weighing in Recently I needed to go to the nurse for my 6 monthly check up. I have been putting this appointment off for a few weeks and had no option but to attend this time. Ever since I made the appointment two weeks ago, I have been full of dread. The dread that I will […]

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