Being hard to love

Sometimes it feels like you are too hard to love. Like there’s too many things wrong with you, you have too many issues for someone else to want to deal with in order to be with you. The things that people say really stick with you, whether it be ex’s or friends or family members […]

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I have anxiety.

Ok so this post isn’t about body positivity or being fat or things I usually write about. This is about mental health. This is about admitting and putting it out there that I have issues with anxiety. This is about getting things out of my head so I can sleep. Anxiety isn’t the same for […]

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Simple Things

Am I inadequate because I haven’t done many things in my life? I’m only 28 but these dating apps plus social media’s ‘highlight reels’ seem to be full of people in exotic places with a monkey on their shoulder or on the top of mountains. I haven’t met a monkey (I’ve had my finger held […]

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Real Life Love Island

As a single girl, I decided (after being inspired by the wonderful Hayley at curvesncurlsuk) that it might be nice to chat to some people online and so downloaded an app that lets you do that. I was very clear about who I was and thought it was important to show my size so people […]

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Tired: A Poem (Part 1)

I am tired of having to fight everyday. I am tired of being bombarded with images that I cannot identify with. I am tired of the word fat being thrown around as an insult. I am tired of the pressure to lose weight, from myself, the media, the trolls. I am tired of the fake […]

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Under Pressure

I am approaching my 27th birthday. I have a job which I have been in for over 4 years and that pays very well. I have a lovely boyfriend, we are living together and very happy. I have some great friends and awesome family who support me through anything. I am relatively healthy and have […]

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