Showing posts from November 11, 2018

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…

Tie A Knot and Hang On

Struggles in life are inevitable but destruction is optional. I do not know who needs to hear this but we all go through some difficult time and sometimes it feels like it is the end of our world. It might be career wise, school-wise, health-wise or life-wise, sometimes you just reach a point where you feel weak, you feel like you can't any longer, you feel devastated and destroyed. You feel like you are nothing, like your life is over because everything you hoped for, your dreams, your life plan, all your years or months of hard work are wasted.  Have you ever been zoomed in on something that you completely lost yourself in it? Well, I have. In the last two months I was in a situation where something was about to be ripped from me so unexpectedly and I truly lost hope and I felt like my life was over but then I remembered who I was and where I come from and that is when everything changed.

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