Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Welcoming 2013 with open arms!!

HAPPY NEW YEARS Ladies!!! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, and New Years! I know I did. Santa was very good to me this year and I was able to travel home (NJ) for the New year. I cried like a baby when I had to return to NC. Everytime I have to leave and come back down  here I get so upset. I don't ever plan on moving back to NJ but I just really miss my family at times. I know NC is where I need to be for now. But anywho, 2012 was an awesome year for me. I know Fat Girl Fresh was supposed to be about Fashion but it turned into so much more. I started this blog because I felt like I trapped myself in a place I didn't want to be (fashionably) and wanted to give myself a challenge and be able to express how I feel on the inside, on the outside... if that  makes any sense? lol Depression is a B.I.T.C.H. and I never even really knew I was dealing with it until I moved out of my element and seen things for what they were. I always tried to keep myself up but I was so stressed over bills, money etc and just got discouraged. I don't think I ever really used my full creative potential lol. Once I stopped stressing over things I had no control over, I was able to focus on myself. I decided I am going to be the person I want to be. For me that was a big step. At the time I was being the person I had to be. Now that I feel like I have a better understanding of who I am, I feel a little free, like I can shine my light now. It feels awesome! Things are not perfect but I'm learning how to live everyday for that day. 2012 taught me alot of things and I am so greatful God has given me the wisdom and understanding I've been praying for. I am beyond excited to see what happens in 2013. Fashion wise, I feel like I am evolving. My style has definitely changed and I am being more frugal which feels even better!

I put together my pics from 2012 not just for you all but for myself to see where I've come and where I'm going. Hope this post wasn't too long but sometimes I really want to talk about other things not just Fashion. lol. Well have a good day and may 2013 bring many many blessings for you all!

Sunday, December 16, 2012


Heyy Girlies!! Sooo much is going on in life right now! I am so excited for what is to come for Fat Girl Fresh! I will be introducing a new face for you all to get to know and love! But in the mean time lets get up to date with my fit from lastnight. I went to a business meeting (makes me feel so good to be able to say that hahaha) and then went to a club. Unfortunately I was unable to get a pic of my party attire.. ya know it is really hard to get a willing vessel to snap shots of me on command. lol Lames. Anywho.. the jacket I thrifted a few months ago for $4 and just been waiting to throw it on.

Blazer- Thrifted
Faux Leather pants- Lane Bryant
Top- Forever21
Scarf- Oldnavy
Shoes- Target
Bag- Thrifted
Lips- MAC Ruby Woo

In the fitting room at the thrift store lol

Thursday, November 15, 2012

My challenge for this weekend..

(*singing*) FRIENDSSSS! How many of us have them? lol... Well? I used to haha.. no really. I never realized how friggin hard it is to meet people as an adult. Children become best friends in like an hour... not so much like that anymore. Now that I live in a state where I can count on one hand how many people I socialize with, my life has become a bit BLAH! I am sooo over it! Im tired of waiting around to see if someone has off so we can go out, or if they even want to go out. NO MORE. This weekend I am challenging myself to go hang out at a bar all ALONE!! Ahhhh lol. I know a lot of people do it, but I have yet to do it. I need to meet more people, men and women. So we shall see how this turns out! lol Have any of you done this before? Tips? Please?!!?!?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Weight loss

I haven't really said anything on the blog but for those who communicate with me on fb,twitter, and IG know that I've been trying to get a little more in shape. I do not have a weight goal, my goal has just been to stay active, eat a little healthier and loose my belly a bit. I will forever be a plus size women and I am ok with that. That is who I am, so I am no way SHAPE or form trying to change that. I have been very active working out and its paying off! I am down 15lbs since the beginning of September!

My workout routine usually consists of:

45min on the elliptical
25 squats
3 sets of 5 kick backs
70 Crunches (with feet up or on the wall)
5 girl push ups
Taking a 3+mile walk about once a week (which I haven't done in about 2 weeks)
Yesterday I switched to:
Every other day:
30mins on ellipitcal ( adding more resistance and moving faster)
15 mins on tredmill of 3 min walking followed by 1 min of jogging and repeating for 15 mins
50 squats a day (25 in am and 25 at night)
100 crunches a day (50 in am and 50 at night)
10 girl push ups a day
Pic on the left 9/26 Pic on the right 11/10

All dressed up, no where to go :(

Good evening loves! Once again I know I have been so slack with updating pictures... but I have and idea that will probably make me blog more :)... anywho.. lets get to the fit. The other night my cousin and I were supposed to go out buuut she ditched me last min. One of my girlfriends text and invited me to dinner so I was like heck yea. I got all dressed (running late as usual) text my friends my "omw" text and come to find out she was making dinner plans for the following night lol. SOOOO I was all dressed up and no where to go. Unfortunately I was unable to wear this outfit out but I felt soo fricking sexy in it I just had to take pics! btw.. I had to add my gel inserts in these pumps.. trust I would NOT wear these to party unless it was a lounge or something of the type.. these are "get out of the car and sit yo tail down" shoes lol

Leggings- Lane Bryant
Pumps- Payless
Blazer- Gifted

Sunday, October 7, 2012


I have been doing a lot of thrifting lately, finding some GREAT peices! I have also done another diy project, a turban with a little extra lol. All info will be by the pics... Enjoy :)

Denim top thrifted for $1, Wedges are from target clearance $18!!!

Jacket thrifted for $4, shoes are from Rainbow.

Turban cut an sewn using scrap fabric from my skirt I made, flower is an old broken clip on I just hot glued to the front.