My Body Positive journey has been long and arduous and it started long before I started blogging about it.
From the time I started 6th form; as a young adult, almost always single, and looking for a way to express myself while being the fattest person I knew, I tried to shy away from the fact that I was fat. I used to have guys (that I wouldn’t date) tell me “You’re not fat, you’re cute” or pretty, or some other positive thing. I used to be flattered by this. Now I find this horribly offensive because I am cute, pretty, sexy AND fat. Deal with it.
I used to see pictures of myself on facebook and wince at how fat I looked, if there were any pictures of me where I had a double chin or where my boobs looked smaller than my stomach I would untag myself leaving only…
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