Secrets of a former fat girl

People always ask me how I did it. The answer is, I don’t know. One day it all just seemed to click into place. But today I want to talk about former fat girl confessions. If I’m gonna tell it, then I’m gonna tell it all. That weird thinking that seems to follow me throughout…

Adventures in dating part 5

Guess who’s back. Back again. Chantelle’s sad dating history- tell a friend. Guess who’s back, guess who’s back, guess who’s back, guess who’s back. Now, resilient is not often a word that is used in regards to giving blow jobs or relationships. In fact, when it comes to relationships, maybe that word shouldn’t be used….

Stuck in the middle with you.

When people try to wrap everything up in a pretty little bow but it’s okay to be in the middle of your story and keep working on things. We’re all in a rush to get there. To that end point where we feel like a winner. From 16 year olds who want to skip forward…

What my father took from me.

-The ability to trust men. When my parents split up, the agreement was that my father would keep the business and my mum would keep the family house. Even though my mum had put time and money into both, he had talked her into only putting his name on both. He sold the family home…

A love letter to my most embarrassing friend.

Let me set the scene. It’s a Friday night. You’re in bed with your boyfriend, getting down to business to defeat the Huns buns. There is no one else in the house. It’s perfect. Perfectly quiet. Nothing is stirring, not even a mouse.* Sounds great, right? What’s wrong with that. What’s wrong is what didn’t…

Beware of the friend in expert’s clothing.

Why you should always side eye people trying to “help you” lose weight if it helps them make money. Always be skeptical. *********************************************************************** So, you’re scrolling through your newsfeed and you see someone that you went to high school with is promoting some weight loss product. Not only that, but they’re promoting their amazing new…

Fear of falling.

Falling in love for the first time. I have only loved one person (in the romantic sense) in my life. And by that, I mean I have only let myself love one person. I look through my dating history and I wonder what’s the one thing that these men have in common. It’s that they…

Handy tips on how to survive being a sports widow.

Ask really annoying questions right in the most suspenseful part of the game. You don’t understand the rules so you need a thorough explanation. And hey,  do you remember when Michael Clarke was engaged to Lara Bingle? Keep score. Not of the game but of how many hours you’ve racked up watching sport that you…

Adventures in dating part 4

It’s at this point in the story that I start to feel like a bit of a shit person for rehashing embarrassing moments just to make myself and other people laugh. It’s reached a point where I should skip the rest and go to other horrific dating stories. It’s also at this point that I…

Why weight?

Why weight? To me, this means three things- Why did I lose the weight? Why did I gain the weight? Why did I take so long to lose the weight? I’ll be talking about the first point not only because it’s relevant to today’s date (Australia Day) but also because the other points will be…

Never let anyone tell you that spite is a bad thing.

I’m here to tell you that I’m a fan of spite. It’s a powerful motivator. Some of the biggest accomplishments in my life are due to spite. I know, I know. Don’t look at me like that. I know we shouldn’t do things JUST to spite other people. After all, we’ll only hurt ourselves, right?…

Insane thoughts that I have that I can’t tell my boyfriend

Once in a while some thoughts pop into my head. These thoughts are too crazy to share with my boyfriend. Because if I do, he’ll look at me with a confused look on his face as he tries to silently scream. So since I can’t share these thoughts with him, I thought I’d share them…