What’s in My Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe

In a recent post I talked about how I plan to buy less trend driven, fast fashion pieces and instead opt for timeless stylish pieces that I’ll wear season after season. You can read that post here!  I decided to share with you guys my plans for said capsule wardrobe. I’ve put quite a lot of thought into this. I’ve written lists of key staples for … Continue reading What’s in My Plus Size Capsule Wardrobe

Quality Over Quantity; How I’m Getting to Grips With My Shopping Habit

I think it’s fair to say that having a wardrobe full of clothes and nothing to wear isn’t an uncommon problem among Irish women today. We all know that feeling don’t we? Staring into our wardrobes with eyes glazed over by the sheer multitude of items we see, and yet totally underwhelmed by our lack of choice. So Many Clothes, Nothing To Wear In the … Continue reading Quality Over Quantity; How I’m Getting to Grips With My Shopping Habit

Ten Things I’d Tell My Younger Self

I’ve been experiencing a little writers block lately. I don’t want to write shite anymore. It doesn’t feel good to publish blog posts that I don’t take any pride in. I don’t want to feel obliged to post something on certain days just to keep up with other bloggers. So I’ve decided not to continue churning out blog post after blog post for the sake … Continue reading Ten Things I’d Tell My Younger Self

The Bikini Body Bullshit 

It’s that time of year again, when our social media becomes saturated by Bikini Body workouts, meal plans and ‘thinspiration’. I’m sure you’ve already guessed that it’s not something that I enjoy. Far from it. But given how pervasive the Bikini Body pressure is in society, I have to face facts and accept the reality of the world I live in. Right? Wrong. I refuse … Continue reading The Bikini Body Bullshit 

Three Things I Wish Thin People Understood 

I’m not one for ‘thin bashing’. In fact if I’ve learned anything at all from body positivity its that all bodies are subject to impossible beauty stanards. Buuuuut… As a fat person, I have experienced discrimination at the hands of thin people, a lot. So I’ve put together this post to highlight the top three things I wish thin people understood about fat people. 1. … Continue reading Three Things I Wish Thin People Understood 

Call Me Fat. Please.

The word ‘fat’ is one of the most loaded words in the English language. Fat means ugly, lazy, irresponsible, slob, unsuccessful, unattractive, unsexy, undesirable, unhealthy, uneducated, weak willed, and about a hundred other negative things. Growing up I was always mortified when other people called me fat. And they did. To my face. All the time. They used it as an insult, so to me … Continue reading Call Me Fat. Please.