How Gaining 50lbs Gave Me Confidence

Body positivity helped me to accept myself.

Photo by Dennis Nejtek, me modeling

“You’ll never be a model with that belly,” my dad said.

My stepmom and I were watching America’s Next Top Model, me perched on the uncomfortable computer chair while she lay supine on their oversized bed. Tyra Banks said something inane and she couldn’t help but chuckle.



Chronicles of a Lostgirl is my home publication — it is the landing spot for all of my myriad of works that have no other homes.

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