Fat to #Fitspo, dedicated to disordered

I am exceptionally proud of my body, it is truly the healthiest it has ever been. But I seldom post before and afters to “inspire” because I know it only accomplishes 2 things: validates my insecurities and provides a basis for comparison to those most vulnerable. Eating disorders live inside of “healthy weight” bodies, “overweight”…

You weren’t fat, you don’t get it

I had friends in school, so this isn’t going to be a sob story about how I was socially isolated. I was anything but quiet and didn’t have ANY issues voicing my thoughts and opinions.

Is body positivity promoting obesity?

Body positivity is a movement meant to empower women and men of all shapes and sizes to embrace the body they are currently living in. It should come as no surprise that I am a strong supporter of body positive advocates on social media. I wasn’t however surprised when someone asked me whether I thought…

“Fat” is Not a Size.

I went skiing earlier this year and as I started pulling my snow pants up, they came to an abrupt halt just above my knee. Uh oh.  I did the skinny jean dance and managed to wiggle them up, took a deep breath in and fastened the hook. I was okay to stand so long…

Reflecting on 2016, Preparing for 2017

I made a new years resolution for 2014 to get into shape/lose weight. I proceeded to start Insanity (honestly still can’t stand the name Tanya) that January and ended up just being 4 days shy of completing it when my computer crashed. I put my best foot forward and did what I could considering I…