"Who gets up and says, “My goal today is to add a few pounds and be lumpy”? No one looks forward to facing the scale and seeing, ‘YOU… ARE… OVERWEIGHT!’, and go “Yes!!” Society does not help in any way. Magazine covers still exhibit the sexy slim woman or the buff guy with a 6 pack."
After having read the title I know what you’re thinking; This subject should probably be placed or published later in the year, not at this time when the majority of women are working out for the carnival season. Not at this time when people are looking to get slimmer for the seasonal activities. Honestly guys, being a thick girl is extremely hard. Walking around with lumps and touching thighs will never be a choice or something for others to aspire to.
Who gets up and says, “My goal today is to add a few pounds and be lumpy”? No one looks forward to facing the scale and seeing, ‘YOU… ARE… OVERWEIGHT!’, and go “Yes!!” Society does not help in any way. Magazine covers still exhibit the sexy slim woman or the buff guy with a 6 pack.
I was a part of a group/page/following/life-style that celebrated the woman with curves. They focused on sharing uplifting sentiments to real women, those who are actually working behind a desk, or on the roads, who are not all slim and without cellulite. They were not without flabby under-skin, or thighs that proffer a “peep-through hole” even when closed.
There was this one time that I felt very uncomfortable and I smiled and joked about it, but I sat in silence for the rest of the trip home. My uncle, who works in the cosmetic industry in the USA, was explaining to myself, brother and a young lady, the most sought out surgery he has experienced. He asked the younger and very slimmer lady who accompanied us on our outing, to stand with her feet together. He then continued that the little hole in the centre is what many women would love to get done via surgery. It did not affect my emotions until he asked me to stand and my brother said, “You will never get that hole” and proceeded to laugh.
What was one to do in that instance? I just continued standing and laughed and made a silly comment to pass the time. Unknown to them I did feel pretty annoyed with my body and ‘the hole’ I will never experience. Then I got involved with this body no-shaming page and I’ve loved my curves ever since.
Every day you had to post the great things about being thick and sexy. I was not a happy fatty. I was a sad angry fatty until I started to profess to others that being a thick woman was not something to be ashamed of. Honestly, diets were always on my table but never helped. No matter how I tried to stick to them it didn’t work. I would stay away from x or y and still, the scale would hate me by saying ‘you added another pound’.
When my friends would be enjoying a scrumptiously looking meal I will joke and say, “there goes the fat on my thighs or tummy” while they were looking slim and trim. Sigh. I used to just make jokes about myself before anyone else would. Now it is totally different. Today I have embraced my sexy curves.
Today I want all those sexy thickies to know that we are in another age. We are in a new world where we can sport ‘The thick girl syndrome’. This syndrome is here to help, uplift and rejuvenate us. Yes, US because I am a thick woman. I have curves to last, hips that are broad, arms that flab. Do I care? Nope not really (said in my English accent). Does that stop me from walking the streets? Nah!
When I sway, I show my Godly creation. I show off my lumps and bumps. Thing is, having a little more to ‘feel up’ has not stopped me. Men look at me and they want me. They look at me with lust, the same lust a ‘slimmers’ will get.
We also have a few in the celebrity status that isn’t ‘the norm’. Ashley Graham has been on the cover of a magazine and currently one of the hostesses on ANTM. Jill Scott, even though she lost major pounds, she has her curves just as well. Those are just a few, so don’t feel bad hun. Don’t feel like your size defines who you are. Don’t feel like you are not beautiful or not worthy of wearing that pants. Do not let anyone tell you that your size will stop you from becoming ‘someone’.
You are beautiful. You are loved. You are the epitome of curves and all that it brings. Your breasts are endowed. Your hips are well shaped. You tummy is yummy. So stay as sexy and beautiful as you are cuz, guess what? You were created in God’s image and likeness.