Briana is a plus-size fashion and body-positive blogger at She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband, son, and tortie cat, Divvy. 

Briana Hernandez 's Articles

My relationship with exercise is one of the most complicated relationships I have.

Exercising While Fat Positive: It's Complicated

Exercising doesn't mean I hate my body. Here's how I separate diet culture from personal wellness.
Briana Hernandez    |   08.11.17 12am   |   SHARE
The hardest part of the charade is acting unphased when faced with shaming.

The Key To Confidence Is Being A Big, Fat Liar

On being a big fat liar...Sometimes "being yourself" just doesn't cut it.
Briana Hernandez    |   07.25.17 12am   |   SHARE
No one can make you laugh like a fellow fat woman. (Image: Instagram/ SumaJaneDark via MamaFierceBlog)

6 Reasons Every Plus-Size Woman Needs A “Fat Squad”

When “down girl” becomes “woke woman,” she needs a squad. And when she’s fat, she needs a fat squad.
Briana Hernandez    |   06.19.17 12am   |   SHARE
Watching my friends become single was heart-wrenching.

Another One Bites The Dust: Surviving My Friends' Divorces

It may be their lives, but it's affecting my marriage — for better and worse.
Briana Hernandez    |   05.19.17 12am   |   SHARE
Photo courtesy of the author.

 Plus-Size Women Are All Out of Cookies For Straight-Size Men

True allyship is often done behind the scenes.
Briana Hernandez    |   04.11.17 12am   |   SHARE
Nothing will make you crave life balance like having kids.

How I Lost “Me” When I Had My Son

“You need to come home right now,” I sobbed into the phone, no doubt sending a jolt of panic into my poor husband while he sat at his desk in his air-conditioned office with the free coffee and free... Read...
Briana Hernandez    |   03.30.17 12am   |   SHARE