Health and Wellness

Why I prefer to take the stairs

Healthy wellness is a journey…. it is not a sprint, it is a marathon. In the past, I have jumped into full work out plans and diets; I was unsuccessful.  For some, jumping into a workout may be beneficial, but for me it never helped me change my lifestyle. Eventually, I gave up, binged, and […]

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Health and Wellness

A Healthy Mind: the story of a thick girl

“After giving birth to my daughter, I gained weight, and entered the 200 lb. club. In my mind, I expected that I would get my body back immediately. Of course it takes time to lose weight and so the process didn’t go as expected. As a result, there are times when I hate what I see in the mirror. At some point I realized that I was body shaming myself.” (blog contribution to Rock Your Reality, Pinkspen)

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Self-love Tips

Simple Words of Wisdom

​Lean on loved ones. Do something for someone without them knowing. Hold someone close. Speak truth. Advocate for the elderly, children and women. Speak kind words to yourself. Live life to the fullest. Regret nothing. Learn from your mistakes. Cry hard, it’s okay. Defy hatred. Love your body. Dance all night long like no one […]

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poetry

Real Love

You wake me up with a kiss when I miss my alarm. You run me a bath when I am feeling drained after work. You give the best hugs. You are there for me when I am right or wrong.

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RELATIONSHIPS

Lyrics for Life 

“When you try your best but you don’t succeed When you get what you want but not what you need When you feel so tired but you can’t sleep Stuck in reverse When the tears come streaming down your face

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Beauty

we are all Beautiful…we are all Ugly

I have heard men call Beyoncé ugly…Kim K., Halle Berry… Even when they are in full contour, there is some man that thinks they are not all that. Ugliness is subjective. Being Beautiful is subjective. So what’s the standard, right?

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