Author: CeCe Olisa

A while ago, I decided to get a nose ring. I grabbed two friends for moral support and went down to The Village to put a hole in my face. We walked into the tattoo parlor where a man named Ahmed was working. I was so excited that I didn’t pay attention to the fact that Ahmed had no tattoos or piercings of his own. He stood there wearing khaki’s and a white button down shirt while I happily picked out a pink rhinestone. I laid back, but my nose in Ahmed’s hands and in a few moments I felt the sting and burn… I had done it! “Good…Breathe” Ahmed chanted over and over as he sterilized the “L” shaped…

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It was a strange feeling to be in a club and not feel invisible. At DIVAS there were chubby chicks, curvy girls, fat ladies and everything in between and there was someone for everyone. Paige and Reese knew everyone there and everyone there wanted to know me. Droves of men would come over and kiss Paige and Reese hello, and then wink at me, kiss my hand or ask “Who’s your friend?” It felt nice. “C’mon, lets dance” Reese said, grabbing my arm. Now, when I hang out with my model friends Kenzie, Annie and Emilie, we hit the dance floor and inevitably they partner off with different guys, leaving me alone on the dance floor. When Reese and I…

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I don’t have any plus size friends. So, when my friend Ken brought his friend Paige to the movies one night I was surprised to see that she too was a Plus Size Princess. We hit it off and exchanged contact information. A few days later she called and asked what I was doing that weekend. I didn’t have any plans. “Have you ever been to a BBW party?” “A what?” I had no idea what she was talking about, so she explained that there are clubs dedicated to Big Beautiful Women (and men) and the guys (or girls) who love them. I was speechless. I flashed back to all the times I had gone out with my girlfriends and…

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