every body is beautiful

I spent three weeks in a mental hospital and what I discovered there I feel should be put into words.

We are not who you think we are

  • The boy with turrets told the funniest jokes
  • The girl who raked her nails up and down her skin could create the most exquisite drawings
  • The girl who abused drugs had the wisest soul
  • The boy with schizophrenia had the biggest heart
  • The girl who tried to kill herself told the boy with insomnia stories to help lure him to sleep
  • The boy who wanted to kill himself had the deepest passion for cooking
  • The girl with slits and scars all over her body dried my tears and told me i was beautiful
  • The boy with anger issues gave the warmest hugs
  • The girl with bulimia told everyone every day that they looked beautiful in their bodies
  • The boy who was a compulsive liar told us that he wanted us all to get better, and that he was for once telling the truth
  • The girl who almost drank herself to death stood up for anyone that felt they were feeling bullied
  • The boy with social anxiety made sure nobody sat alone at meals

We are not who you think we are

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Sometimes, we lose ourselves by focusing on where we could be, instead of appreciating how far we’ve come. We all have different attributes and physical features that make us beautiful. I wish we would celebrate that more than making others feel less. Compliment a random stranger; Take time to make people feel loved. The world needs more kindness, not hatred.

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Watch: Danielle Brooks has the best analogy to explain just how badly the fashion industry has erased plus sized women

But she added that when she began to see images of herself on billboards and got used to seeing other plus size women in the media, “I walked around with my head held a little higher, my strut a little firmer, and my smile a little brighter. I saw myself in those women.”

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"body positivity" is bullshit

I’m not talking about plus size advertising campaigns featuring size ten girls wearing butt pads. I expect that bullshit out of advertisers. I know they are evil.
I’m talking about you guys, social media. You with your hash tags and your “celebrate every body” social media bullshit rhetoric. You’ve just created another fucking standard that 3% of people fit. Where you claim to celebrate all types of plus size women, you really only fawn over and celebrate one. Just the one. And you think you’re so body positive for that.
You post what I call “cupcake girls”, over and over.
Cupcake girls are never taller than 5'7". Cupcake girls are always super duper soft and round all over.
Cupcake girls have apple bodies, and reasonably sized busts and hips.
Cupcake girls can wear anything. Vintage. Bodycon. Pastels. Whatevs. Y'all still look the god damn same, you adorable round soft little things.
Cupcake girls DOMINATE the shit out of our tags.
And I mean, y'all are cute. But you are far from the be all and end all.
But for some reason, people find your images “safe”. So you and yours gets glorified. Good for y'all. Seriously. I’m glad someone here gets to be happy.
But the reality is, most of us aren’t cute little cupcake girls.
Mostly I’m on about tall plus size girls.
Tall.
5’ 10" and up.
Girls built like Valkaries. With swimmers shoulders and skiers calves. Girls who are bust-heavy instead of tummy/butt heavy.
Why does your inspirational bullshitting not apply to us?
Furthermore, you’re actually causing us some major problems by overglorifying the cupcake girl figure on social media.
I work in the plus size fashion industry with a wide range of garments from a wide range of providers. Our industry’s marketing is VERY dependant on social media. Like VERY. VERY. V.E.R.Y. dependant.
And I’m at work every day, watching winter collections go past my desk and 70% are tailored for that cupcake girl shape.
The people who make these clothes look at what we do on social media to help dictate what they produce.
So next time you post “body positivity” or “plus size fashion goals” look twice to see if there isn’t someone a little more differently shaped who deserves your love as well and maybe those up the line will start making clothes for people outside the box.
That, or I’m moving to fucking Asgard, cause it looks like it’s the only place plus size girls over 5'10" are gonna be able to find a Christmas dress this year.

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“You know that stripes make you look bigger, right?”
Well, I am a bigger person in general, sooooo…. #StripeSquad

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I’m starting a ‘Go Fund Me’ to get Velma Dinkley some contacts because I’m real tired of her losing her optical lenses in every. Single. EPISODE. 👓

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Disabled and fabulous

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I don’t wait for the sun to come out! I bring my own sunshine every where I go! XD

I am not pretty for a disabled girl.
I am not pretty for a thicker girl.
I am not pretty for a girl in wheelchair.
I am not pretty for a fat girl.

I am pretty.

Period.

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Question: What is the last thing that haters want to see?
Answer: A chubby/fat/morbidly obese/chunky/overweight person smile and be content with themselves.

 Happy Bir Girl Appreciation Day!!! XDD

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Grecian beachy style