Does Size Matter?

I went shopping the other day and tried on two pairs of jeans. They were both the same size, same cut, same style, just slightly different colours. Essentially they were identical, but one pair were loose and the other wouldn’t go over my thighs. I wondered if I had picked another size up by mistake,... Continue Reading →

Conversations with… Emma Naylor (Subject: ARFID)

Growing up, all I really knew about eating disorders was the brief mention of anorexia in Jacqueline Wilson’s ‘Girls’ series or the rare article on someone overcoming bulimia in the teen magazines I read. Women’s relationship with food and the societal pressure to look a certain way was not widely discussed. Girls who nowadays would... Continue Reading →

The Camera Actually Lies

I found myself slipping into old habits this week - namely negative self talk about my appearance. It all started from our trip to the winery in Hunter Valley. I had an amazing day, but when I looked back on photos I hated how I looked. I had liked my outfit when I tried it... Continue Reading →

Live and Let Live. Just Do It.

So much has been written about the Nike mannequin/Tanya Gold/fatphobia debate recently that I was a little reluctant to give it more airtime, but then I thought of Tanya Gold’s comments and how destructive they were, how much hatred they spread and how many negative comments I had read because of her words and felt... Continue Reading →

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