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A pain I would never wish on anyone. (Anonymous)

March 16, 2015

Age: 29

Number of pregnancies: 1

Number of births: 0

It’s very hard for me to write about my experience because I’m a very private person. That being said, I don’t know if my heart can withstand all the pain and sadness I’m feeling, so I figure it’s best to try and get it out.

I met my husband 10 years ago. We dated for a long time before getting engaged, and we were engaged for a long time before getting married. I really wanted kids right after we got married, but we waited because we wanted the timing to be such that we were more financially stable, more mature, more confidant in ourselves. We wanted to set ourselves up to be the […] Continue Reading…

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Feminist Friday 3.13

March 13, 2015

~TIAW on Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook.
~SOAM on Twitter and Facebook.
~Participate here on SOAM.

Around the Web:
~With Leonard Nimoy’s passing, we take a look back at his photographic art featuring plus-size women.
~Emma Watson (actual real life Feminist Queen) said some pretty great stuff on feminism. I’m so glad girls have her (and Hermione!) to look up to.
~Something called a “gentle cesarean” sounds like a beautiful thing.
~A series of photos of roller derby women – fitness can come in all shapes and sizes. And every one of these ladies is BEAUTIFUL.
~This is beautifully written. And if you haven’t yet read Eleanor & Park (or any of Rainbow’s other books) PLEASE DO SO. Eleanor is fat and it’s not, in fact, the focus […] Continue Reading…

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Skinny Girl Gone Wrong (Anonymous)

March 9, 2015

Hello, can i just say thank you so much for creating this website, it actually brought me to tears to see other women feeling the same as me, and being so proud of their bodies! :) Before my son i was a tiny toned size 6, with a large perk chest. my son was 10lb and from 20 weeks pregnant my stretch marks had taken over my stomach, and after breast feeding my chest could hold an entire pencil case under it! I was about 1 stone heavier for the first two years after pregnancy, but am now back to my original weight. But its not the weight that bothers me, my stomach is now made up of loose […] Continue Reading…

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