Jes Baker

5 Ways To Make Peace With A Body You Don’t Love

I’m mostly really ok, even when my body feels like a sack of skin. If you’re wondering how you can live in your skin-sack peacefully, here are five Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.12.16   |   SHARE
Fuck society's standards, my friend. Image: Jes Baker.

So I've Gained Weight. SO WHAT?

REAL TALK — my body is going to keep changing for the rest of my life. If it's not weight gain, it will be aging. If not aging, it could be an Read...
Jes Baker    |   06.1.16   |   SHARE
I don’t want to fight to be seen as beautiful. I want to fight for beauty to come last on the list of things that I am. Image: Joni Edelman.

Body Positivity: Are We Fighting For Equality, Or Just Equal Beauty?

I want to be seen, too. But now that I’ve settled into my fat body, now that I don’t waste my insomnia on worrying about my husband leaving me for a Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.17.16   |   SHARE
Jes Baker, The Militant Baker. Flying while fat.

Tips For Flying While Fat

I’ve compiled the BEST ways that I have found to ease the discomfort (physical and emotional) of flying while fat in hopes that you feel free to Read...
Jes Baker    |   09.17.15   |   SHARE
#PlusIsEqual. Or is it?

#PlusIsEqual But I'm Not Sure I Understand The Equation

I've gone into Lane Bryant about 68 times in my life, and each time I'm lucky to leave with a faux-snakeskin belt or wide-shaft boots in an on-trend Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.15.15   |   SHARE
"I still have so much to learn."

Homeschool Kids Turned Awesome Adults (AKA: We Aren't Weirdos)

Having the ability to homeschool your children is a gift wrapped in a ribbon of privilege with a bow of opportunity on top. There is no need to Read...
Jes Baker    |   09.10.15   |   SHARE
Jes Baker, The Militant Baker.

We Need To Start Letting People Define Their Body Without Refuting Their Truth

The moral of these stories? #1: Let's start letting others define their bodies without feeling the need to challenge them. Read...
Jes Baker    |   09.4.15   |   SHARE

Fat Shaming DOES Inspire Me

So yes, I’m fat now. But you know what else? I’m happy. Succesful. Fulfilled. On a career path that makes me feel whole. In a relationship that feels Read...
Jes Baker    |   08.28.15   |   SHARE