Katie Cloyd Location: Nashville, TN For more than twenty years, Katie Cloyd has been writing about experiences as a woman living in a plus-size body. For the last five years, she has been a freelance writer, contributing personal essays, mouthy humor pieces, and researched articles to multiple national and global publications. Katie is a military wife and mom of three residing in Nashville, TN. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.