Adiba Nelson currently resides in Tucson, AZ with her husband, 6 year old daughter, and 2 teenage stepsons. When she is not advocating for disability rights, body love/size acceptance, performing burlesque, or writing her face off, she is busy ironing her cape and looking for ways to fit more shoes in her closet. She is also the author of the children's book Meet ClaraBelle Blue, and is currently working on her memoir. You can find Adiba at http://thefullnelson.net/
Adiba Nelson's Articles
The universe always knows, and so what it does in all its lovely knowing, is it clears a path for you. When the universe sees that things have reached the point where they stand to steer you off your path, it will clear a way for you to continue moving onward... Read...
Adiba Nelson | 12.30.16 12:00am | SHARE
He opened his mouth and time stood still. My pulse quickened. My heart raced. My eyes filled with tears. And I. WAS. PROUD.
Adiba Nelson | 06.27.16 4:00pm | SHARE
While most of my friends on social media are in a complete uproar over season four of Orange Is The New Black (OITNB to the rest of us), I am standing at full attention, giving Jenji Kohan the loudest slow clap in the history of slow claps.
Adiba Nelson | 06.24.16 12:33pm | SHARE
I wasn’t nervous going into the shoot, though I was about to be as vulnerable as ever. That milk bath was orgasmic. Plus — A BATH. How many busy moms can honestly say they get a warm bath to themselves — ever? It felt like a French kiss in France atop the... Read...
Adiba Nelson | 06.14.16 12:01am | SHARE
How do you go from two extremely different individuals living life separately to two extremely different individuals merging their separate lives into one loving family portrait — all while avoiding a cosmic meltdown? Very, very carefully. And with a bottle... Read...
Adiba Nelson | 06.3.16 10:17am | SHARE
In my mind, I was Beyoncé, and she was Becky. She was the one he needed to run back to. She was the one who could have his ass, because I was leaving and I wasn’t sorry about it. Then Lemonade came out and the light bulb came on.
Adiba Nelson | 05.5.16 12:01am | SHARE
If I had to pinpoint it, I’d say I am a diva because I had a mom who demanded nothing but the very best from me, from how I sat in a chair, to how I entered a room, to what grades I brought home. She demanded the best from me — and now, finally, I am at a... Read...
Adiba Nelson | 04.15.16 12:01am | SHARE