Join the Fab Bat Colony, Dana’s Facebook Group!

Hey Fab Bats! Today I am happy to introduce the new Facebook group made for you to connect with each other. This is the first centralized space for Dining with Dana readers. After the blog’s Tumblr days, readers seemed to be coming in from various directions. Make friends with fellow Fab Bats in the comfort of this cozy home. As usual, I have prepared tea and bat-shaped cookies. Check it out here.

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The Mysterious Black Girl’s guide to feeling beautiful

For my Fab Bats who prefer night over day, befriend the monster under the bed and in the dark look like mysterious figures gliding in the shadows, make yourself at home and have a cup of tea. Sometimes you might feel depleted and discouraged when the world tries to strip you of your magic. If you doubt your powers or feel rejected by all, follow these steps every day: Continue reading “The Mysterious Black Girl’s guide to feeling beautiful”

7 Instagrams for Banshee Body Empowerment

Hey Fab Bats! Been grammin’ on the Insta and, as every glance goes, was bombarded by the many fitness gurus promoting “healthy living”. These users usually don politically correct curves, live off glorious platters of raw rainbow veggies and preach semi-permanent positivity.

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Banshee Body Empowerment

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As heat rises and we begin to shed our layers, a coat of armor dismantles to reveal our physical selves. Now before you go out and dismember your friend, remember you don’t have to exchange limbs with an Instamodel. I’m sure many of you are bikini body ready as it is, what with having bodies and all. Forgo the celery fast for a nice BBQ rib (again, don’t dismember a friend) and a side order of Caesar salad. However, here is not a human being on this ball of earth and water that does not at least once get worried about their body. You may have the urge to perch yourself high upon that weeping willow and claim that it is not true, but even in this bird-like state, you must give into the feels. Continue reading “Banshee Body Empowerment”