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As SSBBWs, we live in a world built for smaller people. Each day we face challenges to fit in, or even to just fit. While education and information are powerful tools, our best resource is each other. Let us know your tips or rants about this subject at

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We all know it's not easy to fit into a world made for smaller people. Luckily there are now many companies that cater to our clothing needs. And thanks to various acceptance groups companies and businesses are learning how to accommodate us. But what about common items readily available to smaller sized people like a hospital gown that fits, a fanny pack or apron that actually goes fully around our abundant hips, items to help us with hygiene, extra wide clothes hangers so your shirts don't keep falling off, etc.

Established in 1988, Amplestuff serves the special needs of plus and supersize men and women around the world. They "believe that no matter what your size, you deserve the best possible life right now." Their company mottos is "Make your world fit you!"

Here is a very small sampling of some of their products. Check out their website to see more.

Extra Long Tape Measure - 96 inches ($3.50)Foot Funnel - Put shoes on without using your hands or a shoe horn ($16.50)
Clothes hanger measures a full 19"–at least 2" wider than the type usually sold in storesLarger-Sized Socks for Extra-Wide Feet and Ample Ankles

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