THIS FAT OLD LADY AND HER NEW BFF LIZZO

  Don’t you love discovering things you really, really like? There is, of course, the question of, “How did I not know about this?” But you know now, and that’s a goodness. Making the rounds in the fat community is a lovely music video by rapper/singer Lizzo for her song My Skin. Lizzo reminds me…

THIS FAT OLD LADY IS STYLIN’

(No, this is not me in my new dress – I can’t send pictures of me to my e-mail with my phone, and my husband is out for a walk, and I just don’t feel like waiting before I post this.) As all fat people know, finding cute and stylish clothing is a problem.  But…

THIS FAT OLD LADY TAKES OUT HER JEANS

  A rare photo of me wearing jeans from “back in the day”. Takes out.  Not lets out. I’m doing laundry.  Sitting on the edge of the bed folding clothes, when I feel something in my “jeans” (okay, really jeggings) give.  It feels just like a seam ripping.  I’m checking all the seams and can’t find…

THIS FAT OLD LADY GETS HER DOSE OF IRONY

Many people love Oprah Winfrey. I respect and admire the woman; but I don’t love her.  I don’t love her because Oprah Winfrey does not love herself. Oprah has spent a lifetime battling her own body.  She is the queen of weight recycling, and body (self) hatred. Being the boss of her own underpants, that…