Staying Positive About Ourselves Through the Challenges of Dating & Relationships in a Pandemic

Staying Positive About Ourselves Through the Challenges of Dating & Relationships in a Pandemic

I've said this to a lot of people over the last year or so -- but dating in COVID is hard as hell. I'll explain it simply: We are all navigating this weird time and had our lives turned upside down, and majority of us are even questioning what we want out of life. We [...]

The Curve Confessions Is Back! (And Talking Fashion, Thoughts on the Term Plus-Size, & Brands I’m Loving)

The Curve Confessions Is Back! (And Talking Fashion, Thoughts on the Term Plus-Size, & Brands I’m Loving)

Wow, it has been a minute since I’ve posted to the blog! I hope everyone is staying happy and safe during this crazy time (that sometimes seems never-ending). The first topic I’m going to tackle on my big return is… fashion -- every facet of it, good and bad. I remember the first time I [...]

Keeping My Mind Right Through Weight Loss/Gain, Dating, And Everything In Between

Keeping My Mind Right Through Weight Loss/Gain, Dating, And Everything In Between

It's always driven me nuts that the first thing most people judge you on in this world is your looks and appearance. "You look like you've lost weight!" Or rather, *stark silence after an up down full body stare is done on your body by a relative and you're already feeling a little bloated.* It's [...]

Nike’s Plus Size Mannequin Makes a Bold Statement, But Why Is It Bold?

Nike’s Plus Size Mannequin Makes a Bold Statement, But Why Is It Bold?

If you haven't seen it flooded in your social media feeds, this week news broke of Nike adding "plus size" mannequins to its flagship London store display.  Mostly, I've seen positive reactions on social media, with people commending them for putting these (very common) body types on display. I'm happy about it too. But I'm also [...]