Another Update: Responding to the critics

Personal Note: I know it’s been a long time since my last post, which explained why it had been a long time since my last post before that (thank you everyone for all of your support!)  I am breaking the silence now. I posted this on my personal blog but wanted to share it here, too, […]

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Dear #StopFitspiration Haters: Don’t Put Dirt on my Grave Just Yet

“So now we get to deal with more liberal fem bullshit.” Yes, apparently that is me: Liberal, Feminist, Bullshit. Tonight shit hit the fan. Literally. OK not literally. But still – literally.  The #StopFitspiration haters are back and in full-force. They are coming strong and hard and they are incessant. Tonight I was graced with my […]

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Interview for “The Lunge” – anti-Fitspiration Project

As some of you know by now, last year under the umbrella of Libero Network I started a #StopFitspiration project. This project has received a lot of feedback – some good, and some bad. The best part is to see the conversation about Fitspiration take off and begin spreading – asking questions, sharing concerns, and […]

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On Eating Disorders, Self-love, and God

I recently had the honour of being published on the Good Women Project. I shared my story of finding my worth in a guy, which led to heartbreak which led to a decreased sense of self, which led to my eating disorder, which then led to finding a new sense of self-love and -worth in […]

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Criticism: Breeding both Insecurity and Pride

As some of you may know, over at Libero Magazine we’ve started a movement called #StopFitspiration (you can find out about thathere) and, as is evident in my previous post. This past week, however, the criticism was turned on me personally. And they brought out the big guns: they called me fat. More specifically, they […]

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