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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My Story (Part 8): 2012: The Sequel

Download, Therapy and the Light at the end of the Tunnel So my 2012 cataclysmic year wasn’t just filled with doom. There was hope in that story. Firstly despite feeling dreadful, my first act of “Single life rebellion” was brought on during a girlie night of takeaways and wine. Designed to aid my recovery from […]

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Tuck it in or Let it Hang out…?

The big question I was reading an article about “How to dress for your body type” the implication is clear from the start of the article, what you SHOULD do is try to force your body to look like an hour glass. Try to fool people into thinking that you have that desirable and perfect […]

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My Body Positive Paradox

  I love bodies, all shapes, sizes, abilities and ethnicities but I just can’t completely love my own. The whole point of my journey is to try to not only love myself and live my best life, but maybe, just maybe, help someone else along the way. Anyway, this week I ordered a load of […]

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The Compliment Challenge

Yesterday I went for a massage, it’s a strange experience, but my chiropractor wanted me unknotted after a series of extremely stressful circumstances. It’s weird, I injured my back when I was 23 years old (seems like centuries ago) and ever since, any bout of stress, anxiety or trauma and I have an “adverse muscular” […]

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