The Greatest Gift I Gave Myself
Health and Wellness

The Greatest Gift I Gave Myself

If I could gift every woman six months of weight training sessions I would. There has been nothing that has made a bigger impact not just on my body, but my body image, my self-esteem, how I view my self, my purpose in the world, and other women. I started…

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What I Wore: This is 44
Outfit Posts

What I Wore: This is 44

Guess who was born 44 years ago today?  Moi!  Happy birthday to me! I know a lot of people dread their birthdays, but the older I get the more I am glad I am able to be healthy and here to celebrate it.  And I feel stronger and healthier at…

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New Year Resolutions You Can Stick To
Lifestyle

New Year Resolutions You Can Stick To

Let’s face it, we rarely stick to our New Year resolutions, but it’s a great way to start the year with a new focus, a new perspective, a new goal.  And usually resolutions are positive and while they may not stick they usually are done long enough to change us…

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A Life-Changing Year
Health and Wellness

A Life-Changing Year

Guest Post by Amanda Miska Our culture uses the word life-changing a lot: a lipstick that doesn’t come off on your wine glass! Yoga pants that look like trousers so you can wear them to work! A gadget that removes the seed from the avocado (P.S. you can just use…

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I Started Weight Training One Year Ago: The Results
Health and Wellness

I Started Weight Training One Year Ago: The Results

A year ago, I was in the worst shape of my life. At 5’3” I was a bit over 200 lbs. I had back pain, knee pain, and occasionally got migraines. My allergies were terrible, I was always tired and felt as though I was living life in a fog.…

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Don’t Read the Comments: Policing Plus Sized Women’s Bodies
Lifestyle

Don’t Read the Comments: Policing Plus Sized Women’s Bodies

I read the comments. I should know better. I loved La’Shaunae Steward and plenty of “advice” geared towards overweight women. Just eat less, eat better, and exercise and you don’t have to be fat. It’s that simple. This past year, I did exactly that.   A year ago, I changed my life…

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Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

This was one of those weeks that didn’t stand out for anything unusually awful, but it was an uphill climb. It’s funny, many friends I spoke to felt the same about this week and all for different reasons. Maybe it’s the rain (those down south I’m wishing you the best…

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Stronger
Lifestyle

Stronger

Brand trips are one of the coolest parts of blogging… but can also prove to be one of the most stressful. You know you will be photographed the entire time so you want to dress well, represent the brand well, and look polished. You also have a packed itinerary; some…

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