[kawr-pyuh-luhnt] – adjective
large or bulky of body; portly; stout; fat.
Origin: corpus “body” + -ulentus “full of.”
About the Blog
My clothes are plus size. I am obese according to the Body Mass Index. I prefer the term ‘fat’.
I preach fat acceptance and I practice fat activism. At the heart of it all, I believe that fat people deserve to be treated with respect. That’s what I write about here.
Fashion is a big part of my life and a big part of this blog. I post outfit photos not only to show off my sweet style, but to increase the visibility of fat people beyond the headless representations of the obesity epidemic. In my opinion, there are no fashion dos and don’ts – every fabric and every garment is fair game. I’ve happily worn, and documented publicly, spandex to shapeless sacks.
About the Author
My name is Frances and I am a public servant and freelance writer living in Sydney, Australia.
Likes: Bright colours, good food, the beach, gin, dancing (especially Brazilian samba and traditional Afro-Brazilian), Tour de France
Dislikes: Waking up early, conservative politics, cats, high heels, champagne, the fact that I’m still biting my nails at 26
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