Tumble this

Never cruel or cowardly. Never give up, never give in.
  • parents: you need to go out more
  • parents: you need to exercise more
  • parents: YOU'RE GOING OUT FOR A WALK??? YOU?????
  • parents: HAHAHA WHAT'S GOTTEN INTO YOU???
  • parents: why are you getting angry

Fat women are expected to dress in ways that are ostensibly minimizing but that, in reality, are really about us occupying less visual real estate. No bold colors, no stripes, nothing that would ever make us look bigger. It’s not that some of those rules are genuinely about looking slimmer – it’s that we draw less attention to ourselves when we comply with fashion rules. We occupy less space, metaphorically if not physically. We minimize ourselves for the comfort of other people.