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No Title, Just Me Screaming and Holding Your Hands and Jumping In The Air

By |2017-06-14T12:38:13-04:00May 22nd, 2015|Fat Girl Walking, I Write Books, Press|

Everywhere I went, I was asked the same question. Sooo... what is this book is about? And then I give a perfectly wonderful answer about it being a funny memoir of my life as a fat girl and then growing up and being something great. But the truth is, the book is more about what [...]

Women Who Made The World Happier… And Me Verklempt

By |2017-06-14T13:42:33-04:00November 25th, 2013|Body, Press|

Ladies Home Journal just shared their list of 16 women who made the world happier this year. Scout Leader Connie Bell, Therapy Dog trainer Marcie Beedy, Spanx Founder Sara Blakely, Female Bodybuilder Ernestine Shepherd, Opera Singer Camille Zamora, Shoes That Fit Founder Jill Calhoun, Model Cameron Russell, Inventor Veronika Scott, J. Crew Designer Jenna Lyons, [...]

Huffington Post Live: Your Body, Sex & Self Esteem

By |2017-06-14T13:43:07-04:00September 11th, 2013|Body, Press|

You want to see amazing women REALLY talking about our body issues? This is the video. I loved this conversation, and one of you is going to have to come over to my house right now, because I need to high five this shit out pronto. If you have trouble viewing this video, click here! [...]

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Sorry, America. I Can’t Quit You.

By |2017-06-14T15:12:16-04:00September 5th, 2013|Press, Sex, Travel|

I wasn't going to post while on vacation, first because Andy keeps giving me the mean face when I check my email, and two because Mexico and I are actually in a fight over the actual existence of wifi. I'm all, seriously Mexico, internet travels through the air now, stop being weird about this. And Mexico [...]

The Day After Today

By |2017-06-14T13:44:33-04:00August 27th, 2013|Body, Press|

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Yesterday I was on the Today Show talking about the article I wrote, Sex Every Day For A Year. It's a post that's gone a little viral across AOL and The Huffington Post, and like most internet things, the comments have been fun. [...]

Huffington Post Live: The Problem with Body Labels

By |2017-06-14T13:44:52-04:00August 8th, 2013|Body, Press|

Apple. Pear. Hourglass. Do you think these labels are harming women? Verdict: I actually don't think they are harmful. I think it's a great baseline to learn about shapes and proportions. Does it suck when it's just another facet of fashion that women feel like they don't into? Of course. But for me, it's all [...]

Good Morning America

By |2017-06-14T12:10:51-04:00May 6th, 2013|Body, Fashion, Press, Swim|

I told you why I did it, and now you can see it for yourself. Click here for the full article. I said this on Facebook, but I want to say it here as well... I need to take a moment to just say thank you for all the support. It is an absolute honor [...]

Because

By |2017-06-14T13:46:49-04:00March 26th, 2013|Body, Fashion, Press, Swim|

I arrived in Florida to tornadoes, hail, cool temperatures... oh, and an email box full of requests from morning news shows. All because a chubby girl wore a bikini on the internet. I mean, can you even imagine!? So, yesterday we spent the day poolside with the crew of Good Morning America. We talked about [...]