• Reuniting With My Mom After Lockdown Made Me Realize How Fatphobic She Is

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Reuniting with my mom after a year of isolating was a lot of things. It was pure joy to be able to hug her again, to be able to cook her a meal in my home and sit together to eat it. It brought tears to my eyes to watch her play with my sons, to cuddle up with them on the couch as they rattled on about whatever video game they were obsessed with.
    Just being able to do normal things with my mom after a year of only talking to her on the phone, or seeing her outside, six feet apart, with a mask... all of it felt like a miracle.
    I expected the joy, the gratitude, the relief of finally getting...
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