Issa Shnack!!

“You look nice Delyse.” “Really? No, but my tummy is showing, I need to wear a jacket to cover it up!” Even in summer you’d always see me wearing a jacket Ask me how many times I said this statement to my friends and family. Being the bigger, darker friend and sister is how I… Continue reading Issa Shnack!!

Delyse at 30

Divine feminine energy was born in 1991 It's been almost a week since I turned 30 and I knew I had to post something to commemorate this milestone. I had started working on a post about the 4 periods of my life and how I became the woman I am now but something didn't feel… Continue reading Delyse at 30

5 Ways To Style An Oversized White Shirt

Hi, my body positivity warriors. I hope you've been as excited as I have for today's post. Last week I posted a few of my favourite winter looks and today I wanted to show you how I styled my oversized white shirt from the list. A lot of gorgeous women have been rocking these shirts… Continue reading 5 Ways To Style An Oversized White Shirt

10 Plus Size Winter Trends

Am I the only one who struggles with winter fashion? I hate this season so much that sometimes I just feel like not giving a hoot about looking good. My main focus usually is to stay warm and sane. But then I remember who I am (The meatball shnack who never looks like her struggle)!… Continue reading 10 Plus Size Winter Trends

The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 7

Marilyn's Story Meet Marilyn As I approach my 18th birthday, I look at this hippo I am becoming. Pinching the skin on my stomach, I feel like cutting the flaps with a pair of scissors. I'm not used to having so much extra flesh. My breasts protruding more than my liking, tripling in size over… Continue reading The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 7

The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 6

How the body-shaming affected me For the longest time, I used to be ashamed of my body and always wore skirts, long kimonos and round neck tops. My friends were smaller than me and I used to feel intimidated when they dressed up in their sexy clothes. I could not wear those kinds of clothes… Continue reading The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 6

The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 5

Clariss' Story Zvekutamba izvi hazvisi zvevanhu vadhafu -Dancing is not for fat people I never thought that those words would have such an impact on my confidence and my persona but to be honest, they did. These words were said to me when I was only nine by a grown woman who was part of… Continue reading The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 5

Feature Tuesdays: Heather Chifamba

An unforgettable and mesmerising smile! That's the first thing that catches your eye when you see our June Feature Tuesdays Guest, Heather Chifamba. Her infectious smile is only a part of her story. I'm super excited for us to learn more about this passionate foodie (Founder of Come Dine Neni) and nurse. Heather is the… Continue reading Feature Tuesdays: Heather Chifamba

The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 4

In this week's episode, our victim asked for her identity to be concealed. She also asked for her story to be called: Error 404: No Survivor Found Here This is her story... Do my workmates honestly like me? Does he really like me or does he just want to sleep with me? These are the… Continue reading The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 4

The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 3

My name is Sarah Maclean and I was a victim of body shaming. My Story I was in Secondary School when it all began. I had started gaining weight so whenever I would be walking to and from school, I would get laughed at because of my weight! I would be given unnecessary commentary like,… Continue reading The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 3

The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 2

Fafie's StoryMeet FafieGrowing up until I was about 15 years old, I was on the smaller and skinnier side and never realised it until I gained weight. That's when my hips came out and all the other great stuff that happens during puberty🙂🙃 I remember people always saying,You are so wide and your hips are… Continue reading The Body Shaming Series: Stories of Survivors No. 2