I used to think I was one of those people that didn’t like change. I always thought I was happy with the way the things were, the status quo. As I sat in a quiet reflection this morning, that being under my covers in my comfortable bed, I realized, I am all about change.… Read More Reinvention
There is a growing movement in this country and abroad, plus size women are being seen and heard in mainstream media. Huzzah! Or not…I wrote about Tess Holiday becoming the first plus size model to be signed to a major agency. The only problem is the agency is in the UK. While many don’t see… Read More Plus Size Principle
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.… Read More My Greatest Fear…
I recently found myself thumbing through the pages of a beauty and fashion magazine. Right away you would think this isn’t newsworthy. Believe me when I tell you, it is. I haven’t read, let alone purchased one of these types of publications in years…YEARS!! I realized I was back in familiar territory as I combed… Read More The Path Home
Positive body image, it just keeps coming up. It shows up in my social media news feeds, probably because I follow several body positive advocates. It shows up in conversations at my workplace, even with members of my family. I can’t escape the conversations, the truth is, I don’t know if I want to. When… Read More Positive Body Image, Trying to Be Me
I need to lose weight. Yep, if you know me, you know this to be true. It should be stated as well, I have lost a considerable amount of weight, yet there is always room for improvement. The issue isn’t losing weight, we all know how. I do believe it is more difficult to maintain… Read More Body Image, Again….
Self care is back full time in my life. Shout it from the roof tops. It took a while to find myself practicing what I preach, however, the self care hiatus is over. I am getting plenty of rest. Okay, not as much as I would like, you see the pup is on a barking… Read More Massage, the Essential Self Care Tool
We are a nation of eaters. It doesn’t matter if we are vegan, vegetarian, or omnivores, we enjoy dining out. What I have noticed about dining out lately, is that not all restaurants are created equal, and not all portions are created equal. I am talking about the “healthy” portion. An interesting idea when you… Read More The Healthy Portion
Getting Back on Track I’m taking a vacation week this week from my job. I decided to do a self imposed retreat. I decided it was time to get back on track. I had it all planned out. I was going to read all those great spiritual books I have, start back on my AIP… Read More Back on Track, Again….
I Am Single in the Suburbs. There is an awareness living in the suburbs that I had never experienced before. In the last couple of years I have come to realize some solid truths about myself. I am single. The fact is, I have been aware of this truth for my entire adult life. What… Read More Single in the Suburbs