Tag: instagram

Post-partum bodies, fat-shaming and freedom from clothing sizes

All good things come to an end, including Body Positive January. It’s been a fascinating, dare I say, positive,¬†month for me and I wanted to end it all with some final links and a round-up. A photo posted by @bbarineau on Jan 26, 2016 at 4:21pm PST Coming to terms with post-partum bodies¬†Funnily enough this is something I haven’t struggled with; perhaps because I was lucky (lost all the weight,…

Why I’m taking a photo of myself every day for a month

As part of Body Positive January 2016 I’ve set myself the challenge of posting a photo of myself on Instagram every day. And it’s not because I’m hoping for a publishing deal ala Kim’s “Selfie”. I’m hoping you’ll get to see me from all sorts of different angles, levels of sleep-deprivation, grades of stylishness and more. This is not about ¬†documenting “the perfect Julie” but a daily peak into what…