A Life-Changing Year
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A Life-Changing Year

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 a knife…

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I Started Weight Training One Year Ago: The Results
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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 Robin Givhan’s latest article about plus size fashion and was so excited I clicked the comments button to see if others were as awed as I.  I figured I’d see some familiar names in there of fellow bloggers or friends. Instead I scrolled…

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Weekend Reads
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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
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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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In Direct Sunlight
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In Direct Sunlight

Gosh I used to hate when Karl would take photos of me in direct sunlight. You could see every roll, and often the seams of my Spanx. Karl took this while I was waiting for my Uber to take me to the Washington Post to see Robin Givhan interview Derek…

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Delaware Beach Trips: What I Packed, What I Wore
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Delaware Beach Trips: What I Packed, What I Wore

Last month I spent almost a week in Lewes, Delaware with my three friends. We stayed in a house in downtown Lewes, walking distance to restaurants and shops, a short drive to the Lewes shore. This past weekend I went to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware with my sister, mom, and daughter…

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What I Wore: Working Out
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What I Wore: Working Out

I have never liked my belly.  I always felt it was too big.  In high school, I starved and purged until I was under 100 pounds but I still had a pooch. In college, I would do hundreds of crunches and live off canned tuna and vodka but still found…

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