Posts Tagged ‘Girls’

Real Talk: The Real “F” Word

12 Dec, 2015  |  by Kirthan Aujlay
little mermaid

  I still remember the first time someone called me fat. I was 9 years old. My great-grandmother was sitting near me and for some reason felt the need to compare my body to that of my best friend. “Andrea’s skinny. Kirthan’s fat,” she sneered. In that moment, my great-grandmother confirmed everything I had already feared. That I was fat, bigger than everyone else, and most importantly, that everyone noticed. Two years later my height evened out with my weight and…

Looking Good Girl: Yes Mom, I’m a TomBoy!

8 Aug, 2013  |  by Ama Scriver

OK friendly readers of Fat Girl Food Squad.  I’m going to be 100% honest with you.  I find it really awkward to be a girl sometimes.  I don’t understand all the hard work and effort it takes to be a girl.  I feel sometimes like a lot of the time spent is kind of ridiculous.  In one sense, I guess I am what some would consider a tomboy.  Perhaps more of a femme-version.  But it has taken some adaptations (over…