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What’s In My Bag? – Chronic Pain Edition

July 21, 2018

This week, I decided to do a classic “what’s in my bag” video. Until I realised that due to my shoulder problems… I can’t really do a normal one. So here’s a chronic pain edition

“Am I Ugly?” Book Events

July 19, 2018

Yesterday I did a live and mentioned a few events and I said the tickets weren’t available just yet for most but would you like the dates so you can save them in advance and you all said yes so here they are! I will announce the tickets as they come out and I have … Continued

Come As You Are Book Review

July 19, 2018

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on May 31, 2018 at 10:37am PDT What a brilliant book! This month in the Body Positive Book Club, we read Come As You Are, which is a really sex positive book! This book meets at the intersection of sex positivity and body positivity and wow, I learnt … Continued

My Ibiza Holiday, Vlog And Lookbook!

July 17, 2018

As most of you know if you’ve been reading my posts on Instagram, I’ve been having a tough couple of months so I packed up all my stuff and for a couple of days, whisked off to Ibiza! As much as it was all holiday and fun, I couldn’t forget about you lot though and … Continued

Reading Fat Hate Comments

July 15, 2018

Recently, I filmed a documentary for BBC3 called “Bringing Sexy Fat” and I was seriously proud of the content we created together. With a name like that though, of course, the trolls came out of the woodwork and well… I had something to say about it. So many of you ask me how I deal … Continued

I Went To Parliament Today!

July 13, 2018

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on May 24, 2018 at 10:23am PDT Yesterday, I had the most incredible opportunity to go to Parliament for Face Equality Day to hear about all the research that @ChangingFacesUK have done around people who live with facial disfigurement or those with visible differences. 86,000 people across the … Continued

Are You Insecure About Your Laugh Or Smile?

July 11, 2018

You know what I think the saddest insecurity is? When people are insecure about their laugh or their smile. A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on May 22, 2018 at 9:27am PDT It used to be my insecurity because of all the (racist) jokes about how my eyes would disappear when I smile. My … Continued

How To Have A Body Positive Holiday

July 9, 2018

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on May 18, 2018 at 10:27am PDT 1) GO TO THE BEACH 🏖 Don’t sit at home whilst your friends go have fun. Yes, there are more people at the beach but they are focused on their life. If they stare at you, let them stare, they are … Continued

Do You Feel Like You’ve Wasted Time?

July 7, 2018

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on May 16, 2018 at 9:25am PDT When people come out of hospital, there is this overwhelming feeling of wasted time. The world has moved on whilst your world has stayed still. The same happens with mental illness. But I keep thinking about this concept and realising how … Continued

Stop Ignoring Yourself

July 5, 2018

A post shared by Michelle Elman (@scarrednotscared) on May 14, 2018 at 10:24am PDT Do you remember when you were a child and you were trying to be heard but the “adults” were talking and it was almost as if you were invisible? Being ignored is the worst. It’s why when you are a child … Continued