Why you Need to Drop Everything and Follow Celeste Barber on Instagram

Wow guys, it's been a while. The past few weeks have been INSANE (happy 2017?) and I have missed y'all. But I have the perfect post to keep things short and sweet today, so during the next coffee break you have at work - have a read. Per the title, no it's not The Curve … Continue reading Why you Need to Drop Everything and Follow Celeste Barber on Instagram

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The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

When I was young, bullying mainly happened in person, or maybe over a computer on instant messaging. But today, it can happen a lot more places than that - like on social media. I just came across an article about Simone Biles, 19 year old olympic gymnast, who was recently body shamed on Twitter. Let's … Continue reading The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

Penn State Football Kicker’s Inspiring and Brave Body Image Story

Joey Julius, kicker of Penn State University's football team, is a superb athlete. But what you may not know about him is that he has struggled with body image issues and binge eating disorder almost his whole life. If you're unfamiliar, binge eating disorder is one of the most prevalent eating disorders among adults, characterized … Continue reading Penn State Football Kicker’s Inspiring and Brave Body Image Story

Refinery 29’s Moving Campaign: #SeeThe67

Meet the invisible majority. 67% of American women are plus-size (considered size 14 and up), but they make up less than 2% of the images we see in mainstream media. Refinery 29 is making an effort to change that. If you’re unfamiliar, Refinery 29 is an online lifestyle site focused on fashion, beauty and style. … Continue reading Refinery 29’s Moving Campaign: #SeeThe67

Intro: The Curve Confessions

First things first, thanks for visiting the Curve Confessions! Before diving into my posts, I wanted to explain why I created this blog. My entire life, I've struggled with poor body image (definition: the subjective picture or mental image of one's own body). From a young age, I was bullied for being fat, and from … Continue reading Intro: The Curve Confessions

Surreal Moment: Skyping Meghan Trainor on the E! Red Carpet

As most of my friends know, a recent life-changing moment happened to me: Skyping Meghan Trainor on the E! red carpet for the iHeart Radio music awards. My friend, Paige Thoreson, kindly tagged me in an Instagram contest (I was Meghan for Halloween last year and am obsessed, duh). E! Producers ended up contacting me, … Continue reading Surreal Moment: Skyping Meghan Trainor on the E! Red Carpet