Weight Issues: Black Blogger Bears it All

"Tales of a plus-sized princess in New York City"

From theGrio

New York City is where many people come to realize their dreams, or to realize that their dream is unattainable for their reality, and new dreams emerge.

CeCe Olisa made her way from the West Coast to New York to start a music career. In the music industry it seemed like image was everything — and for a plus sized girl — it could lead to insecurities.

To vent her frustrations, Olisa started her blog, The Big Girl Blog, to talk about her fears and insecurities. The audience she found online made her realize that she wasn’t alone.

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