Honestly Yours
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Honestly Yours

People criticize me daily, and that’s okay… Some people write articles about me with or without my name, calling me a jerk, a bitch, or a big baby. Some folks troll me on social media just to call me a bad mother. Or to tell me that I’m not “relationship material,” even though I have no interest in coupling up with anyone.

Lots of people continue to make fun of my body. They call me gross, disgusting, a fat whale, or simply “ugly.” They laugh at my lipedema legs or my approximate weight. They make jokes about me on multiple platforms and then say I should quit writing about being fat if I don’t want people to talk about it.

No topic is off-limits, and nothing human is unmentionable. Read on.

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Shannon Ashley

It's not about being flawless, it's about being honest. 🍵 https://ko-fi.com/shannonashley 📧shannon.ashley.medium@gmail.com