About 2017-04-05T04:29:04+00:00

Hey guys, I’m Emily!

Before feeling Pretty Full, my life was pretty empty. Full of fad diets and deprivation, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, plastic surgery and liposuction, and an all-consuming amount of shame and guilt. I yo-yoed my way through 16 different sizes as a model! I was so unhappy, and the sad thing is, I thought that was normal!

I thought I’ll always be the big girl. I’ll always be tired. I’ll never be able to eat that! I’ll never, ever, run for fun. And Praying is a waste of time.

I was comfortable doing what everyone else was doing because I didn’t know who I was.

And then came 2012: The year I risked my life with full-body liposuction, trying to change my Earth Suit.

I thought I’d rather be skinny than alive.

Because I lived through such a risky procedure, because I still had the tremendous gift of life, I was finally able to see that I had so much to live for! I believed I had a greater purpose. So I set out to find it. To find Emily.

I’m still on this journey figuring it all out. And I’m still learning how to be my Highest Self–and I want to take you on this journey with me because you are so incredible. You are God’s greatest gift! I want you to change with me and grow with me. I want you to excite over your failures with me, because it means you’re trying and learning, and doing! You’re doing it! I believe in you, because you are just as miraculous as I am.

Some experts’ journeys don’t change, but I believe it’s important to change, to continue to listen within. To continue to be intuitive, listen to what’s working inside of our bodies and for our bodies—because our Earth Suits are always changing and always asking each of us for different things at different times.

Fortunately for us, there’s not a one-size fits all diet or a 30-day challenge that works like a magic pill. There’s something even better. It’s You.

What I’ve come to learn along my journey, after trying crash diets, fad workouts, and being an expert in self-sabotage, is the only thing that’s ever brought me sustainable happiness in my strong Earth Suit is to be Pretty Full: Stuffing my soul. Moving for fun. And eating like a boss.

The only thing that has ever worked was to be brave enough to be Emily. I am so looking forward to getting to know your Highest Self, your Bravest Self, and the Pretty Full version of You.

Happy day,

Emily

Hey guys, I’m Emily!

Before feeling Pretty Full, my life was pretty empty. Full of fad diets and deprivation, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, plastic surgery and liposuction, and an all-consuming amount of shame and guilt. I yo-yoed my way through 16 different sizes as a model! I was so unhappy, and the sad thing is, I thought that was normal!

I thought I’ll always be the big girl. I’ll always be tired. I’ll never be able to eat that! I’ll never, ever, run for fun. And Praying is a waste of time.

I was comfortable doing what everyone else was doing because I didn’t know who I was.

And then came 2012: The year I risked my life with full-body liposuction, trying to change my Earth Suit.

I thought I’d rather be skinny than alive.

Because I lived through such a risky procedure, because I still had the tremendous gift of life, I was finally able to see that I had so much to live for! I believed I had a greater purpose. So I set out to find it. To find Emily.

I’m still on this journey figuring it all out. And I’m still learning how to be my Highest Self–and I want to take you on this journey with me because you are so incredible. You are God’s greatest gift! I want you to change with me and grow with me. I want you to excite over your failures with me, because it means you’re trying and learning, and doing! You’re doing it! I believe in you, because you are just as miraculous as I am.

Some experts’ journeys don’t change, but I believe it’s important to change, to continue to listen within. To continue to be intuitive, listen to what’s working inside of our bodies and for our bodies—because our Earth Suits are always changing and always asking each of us for different things at different times.

Fortunately for us, there’s not a one-size fits all diet or a 30-day challenge that works like a magic pill. There’s something even better. It’s You.

What I’ve come to learn along my journey, after trying crash diets, fad workouts, and being an expert in self-sabotage, is the only thing that’s ever brought me sustainable happiness in my strong Earth Suit is to be Pretty Full: Stuffing my soul. Moving for fun. And eating like a boss.

The only thing that has ever worked was to be brave enough to be Emily. I am so looking forward to getting to know your Highest Self, your Bravest Self, and the Pretty Full version of You.

Happy day,

Emily

We’re allowed to change

There’s been four versions of Emily in my lifetime: Young Emily, Pretty Emily, Brave Emily, and Full Emily. Each transition into a new version of myself was marked by incredibly impressionable events.

At 10 years old, Young Emily became Pretty Emily when her friend locked her in the bathroom and said, “Let me weigh you.”

At 26, Pretty Emily became Brave Emily when she made it out of full body liposuction alive. She decided that there was so much more to live for than the constant worry about the small details of her Earth Suit.

At 30, Brave Emily summited a mountain and became Full Emily. She announced to the women that climbed with her that she was going to undergo a breast explant, step into her Full Earth Suit, and radically accept her real, natural body for the first time as a woman.

It’s so cool to see myself as different versions of Emily. The distinctions between each version of Me makes it easier to forgive myself and others, and has aided in shedding the dead weight of old stories that no longer serve my Highest Self.

Mapping out my timeline and the versions of Emily has cleared some serious space in my prefrontal cortex for thinking about the bigger things in life that reek with purpose and joy! Have you ever thought about mapping out the versions of yourself?

I’m all new, baby! I’m Full Emily. Get to know me—get in my toe jam!

Y’all need to know!

Emily’s weekly inspiration keeps you stuffing your soul, moving for fun, and eating like a boss!

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