The time I rocked a plus size bikini on a cruise ship


I saw a photo of a typical plus sized lady (not a model) wearing a plus size bikini, which she called “fatkini,” on Huffington Post last year and thought, “I wish I was that daring!”  My boudoir photo shoot gave me a big confidence boost and I decided to go ahead and buy one to take […]

No Weigh: Saying no to weighing at school


My daughter came home from middle school devastated because of a “health screening.”  The students were lined up and sent through screening stations.  They were checked for scoliosis.  They had their eyesight and hearing screened. And they had their BMI calculated, which meant everyone stepped on the scale. I’m just not okay with this.  I […]