28 March 2017

Hope

I remember something a psychiatrist told me many years ago. He was one of my first shrinkamadinks. I kinda sorta simultaneously trusted everything he said while believing 100% he was full of crap. Look, it was early on in treatment. I hadn’t been diagnosed with all my acronyms yet. I was ball of blame, shame…

On the Plus Side is a blog, forum and community for Upper Plus Size women to come and join the conversation. On the Plus Side is hosted and sponsored by MiB. Our Forum is a safe space for you to come and discuss any and all topics you wish, and our blog is written by a collective of experts on topics including Plus Size Fashion to Body Positivity to Plus Size Travel and Lifestyle. We invite you to come and read our articles, share your thoughts, make a profile and dive into the conversation in our forums. 

This is a positive and supportive community for YOU!

27 March 2017

Plus Model Magazine Feature

If you’re 40 or older, you have had a front seat to the evolution of plus size fashion in the last few decades.

When I hear 20-something year-old’s complain about how limited plus size fashion is, I always tell them, “You have no idea. What’s available now is leaps and bounds from where we used to be.

Add being over a size 24 to that and you really know the struggle that we had to endure in the 70’s and 80’s.

With that said, we thought it would be interesting, as well as insightful, to spotlight plus size fashion bloggers over 40 in a weekly series, chatting with them about their style, favorite trends and how their fashion choices have evolved over the years.

This week, the 40+ Blogger Series features someone I have been personally following for years and she is one of the bloggers that has inspired me in so many ways… the always empowering and gorgeous Beth, who you may know as One Fabulous Mama, but has since rebranded to BethHallman.com.

Read the full feature here.

 

10 March 2017

My Plus Size Book List

Beth Hallman "My Plus-Size Book List" On the Plus Side

Writer: Beth Hallman | When I was a little girl, my favorite place was sitting on a step stool between the stacks in the local library. I poured over books, hoping the words would quench my thirst for knowing myself and my world and worlds I couldn’t even begin to know exist. I grew up…

On the Plus Side is a blog, forum and community for Upper Plus Size women to come and join the conversation. On the Plus Side is hosted and sponsored by MiB. Our Forum is a safe space for you to come and discuss any and all topics you wish, and our blog is written by a collective of experts on topics including Plus Size Fashion to Body Positivity to Plus Size Travel and Lifestyle. We invite you to come and read our articles, share your thoughts, make a profile and dive into the conversation in our forums. This is a positive and supportive community for YOU!