Nikki opens up about her early life of dieting and how she found liberation from weight loss after nearly dying from weight loss surgery. During that year of her life, Nikki details goin’ through it, from multiple surgeries to the Trump election and racism to being homeless and then meeting the love of her life. Coming back to her fat identity and fat activism, Nikki describes being uncomfortable in her thinner body and regaining the weight - ultimately regaining the comfort. Jana and Nikki discuss romance, intimacy and the lack thereof as a fat woman, and Nikki unveils the differences in romantic intentions between men and women. Jana ends the interview asking Nikki to provide some wisdom to the next generation of young fat women.
Nikki’s ONE COOL THING is a book called Curvy Girl Sex by sex educator Elle Chase.
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