Supporters Sharing Stories RSS

Cookie's Story

"Growing up I was always an early bloomer, I've been developing since the third grade. It was so weird for me because at that young age I was being sexualized, but my mom made sure to explain the reality of things to me. There was a point in time where I was wearing big baggy clothes so I wouldn't show my girlish features. Puberty hit me hard and some of the effects led me to assume that my weight was the problem. My doctor had confirmed that I was obese, so my mom took every chance she could to get me to work out. I even went to school in ninety degree weather with a jacket one, it was hectic! I...

Continue reading

Maddie's Story

"Being a thick girl in a world not catering to us, I had to grow up a little faster than other girls my age. In elementary, I was wearing bras before everyone else. I was developing quickly, but it didn't hit me until I got older. I would have to buy bras every 6 months and it would make me sad because I couldn't wear the cute bras from Victoria's Secret. People would make me feel bad when I would get sized and their words would be 'Oh we don't carry YOUR size.' As time progressed, I  began to understand my body and love myself. Now a days, I don't even think twice about buying a crop top and some...

Continue reading