Showing posts from November 19, 2017

Skinny Shaming Is A Real Thing

Let's get real today, many people seem to think that skinny shaming is acceptable. Suggesting certain women really need to get a pizza or a burger and eat the whole thing it is an unacceptable joke. People only hear about fat shaming but skinny shaming is a real problem too.

Body shaming
NounThe action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size.

Don't get me wrong, I have had positive comments like I can pull of anything because I am skinny, that I could be a model and I have had girls tell me that they would kill to have my body however I have been asked how sad it is not having a big ass, I have been told that the wind will blow me away and that men do not want bones, they want curves (especially from the African community). Bones, too skinny, toothpick are just a few of the names I've been called over the years. Instead of being greeted with a typical "Hey, how are you" you often hear "you are…

The Ugly Truth About Blogging

To celebrate one year into blogging, I am going to spill the tea about blogging. I started blogging last year at the end of October and now I'm into my second year with more than 11.000 (11k) views. First of all let me thank each and everyone of you who actually takes time to read my posts and even share them, I am forever grateful.

Now allow me to spill the tea. I am going to be honest with you, blogging is not always golden filters and hot cup of coffee on marble surfaces, blogging is not easy as many people like to believe. Let's start with the tea:

1. Time consuming
So many people underestimate this about blogging. There is so much time involved when it comes to blogging. From when you get an idea to bringing that idea into life, I can't count how many times I have deleted posts in my draft just because they didn't come out the way I pictured them. It's a whole process, the research, planning, shooting, editing, posting and sharing. Once I have finished the res…