Announcing the Shapely Prose community site, or, I hope you have some time to kill

Attention Shapelings! Remember how, a while back, we asked you what you wanted to see next out of Shapely Prose, and then you told us all kinds of things, and then we got stressed out and stopped posting much? Good times. Well, one of the most frequently expressed wishes was to have a place where … Continue reading Announcing the Shapely Prose community site, or, I hope you have some time to kill

Stop Her Before She Diets Again!

Shapelings, A Sarah needs your help. She just left the comment below in another thread, and I thought it deserved its own post.  I've said many times that the journey to body acceptance is not short, straightforward, or without switchbacks. Intellectually grasping the wisdom of giving up dieting often comes loooong before you're emotionally ready … Continue reading Stop Her Before She Diets Again!

Friday fluff: Where in the world are Shapelings?

Kate and I were discussing yesterday how we don't even know where most of our readers live. Every so often a comments thread will explode with "you live in Atlanta? I live in Atlanta! We should meet up!" but there's no centralized location for seeing what Shapelings are near your home base. So I've created … Continue reading Friday fluff: Where in the world are Shapelings?

Kates Harding, unite!

Thanks to enterprising Shapeling Kelly, there is now a Facebook group called "I am Kate Harding!" Since most of your friends no doubt know that you, too, are that chunky chick Kate Harding, why not spread the word further? This would also be an awesome place for you to post pictures of yourself in baby … Continue reading Kates Harding, unite!

Friday Meta-Fluff: All roads lead to SP

So what with our FAQ-building and our blogwars and all, I've been thinking about how this blog turned from an awesome blog to an awesome community. To that end, here's your fluff question for today: How did you first find your way to Shapely Prose? Personally, I knew Kate from Fatshionista and also knew that … Continue reading Friday Meta-Fluff: All roads lead to SP