Mind The Gap

The AllGo Journal of all things with large bodies in mind

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The Single Clothing Item That Gave Me My First Real Taste of Fat Community

It was about six months after I formally launched AllGo. I was in a restaurant bar in Southeast Portland. (The place wasn’t AllGo-approved by the way, but we made it work.) I was with several “fat internet celebrities” and really nervous. I didn’t know if I was [hip/fat-positive/creative] enough to interest them. The group was […]

When Your World Shrinks

This piece was originally published on lindleyashine.com. It is republished here with the owner’s express permission. The third time it happened, I started to wonder. I pulled off my fleece hoodie and reversed it, putting my arms inside the torso of the garment as a sort of straitjacket, confining my arms to the small bubble […]

You Could Win $10,000 from Roaman’s & King Size

Would you like to support AllGo and win free clothes (in your size!) at the same time? Then look no further! This April, we’re teaming up with Roaman’s and KingSize, premier online providers of on-trend, plus-size fashion. They’ve given us 10 $1,000 gift cards and we’re passing them along to you! (That’s $10,000 in prizes!) […]

From Buying to Ride-Sharing, Tell Us Your Thoughts About Cars

Take the survey Last summer, we posted a shot of me, my car, and my super cute puppy on Instagram and it ignited a great conversation about cars in our community. We heard dozens of you about the challenges you face while car shopping and taking rides in taxis and their modern-day app-enabled equivalents. I […]

Win $100 to spend on Kade & Vos

From Wednesday, February 6 to Monday, February 11, AllGo app users will be eligible to win a $100 gift card from Kade & Vos. One winner will be randomly selected from the top 10 users who amass the most points during the contest period. The winner will be notified via email when the contest ends. […]

Looking Beyond Portland

Hi everyone, You all are amazing. After many long nights of testing and far too many summer afternoons inside building the first version of AllGo, the messages of support and congratulations I received from you upon launch made it all worth it. Thank you so much for sending your good wishes. I also appreciate all […]

How To Design a Reception Area that Welcomes People of All Sizes

For business owners and office managers, creating a warm and welcoming reception area is an important part of the job. From dentist offices to salons, waiting areas are where customers form first impressions of your business. According to recent survey conducted by AllGo, one in three Americans report encountering places where they don’t fit. Don’t […]

Win a Free Big Fig Mattress Set

Big Fig Mattress is helping AllGo celebrate our launch by giving a mattress set to one of you! If you haven’t heard of Big Fig Mattress yet, they’re the first mattress company designing specifically for plus-size people. Their product has 1,600 springs, high-density foams, and a cooling layer to help our hot bods stay comfortable all […]

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