5 Pressurizing Standards of Beauty

Popular culture has placed a lot of pressure on how to look, feel, and act a certain way. Not conforming to the standard of beauty, can be one of the most difficult tasks for women.  Self-doubt seem to be inevitable when all we see is airbrushed and filtered women on every billboard, magazine cover, music video, … Continue reading 5 Pressurizing Standards of Beauty

Day 15: 21-Day-Detox 

Monday, July 10, 2017 Today is my second weigh-in for my 21-day-detox at The Camp Transformation Center - Pittsburgh.  I went in hoping to have just maintained the 1.6 lbs. loss from last weweekLy job has been allowing me to go to my workout during a shift at 9:00 AM.  Immediately after my workout, I went … Continue reading Day 15: 21-Day-Detox 

What can you do when people make you feel ugly?

We live in a very judgmental and critical world. A world that wants each of us to fit into a certain "standard of beauty." If your body is not a certain shape, if your hair and nails are not perfect, if you contour is not just right, we skip over your pic on FB or … Continue reading What can you do when people make you feel ugly?

Love Your Body

Love your body! Love every curve, slant, dip, dimple, and scar. Love your body to focus on your self-love.   Love your body enough to feed it clean food and drink water. Love your body enough to be active. Love your body enough to meditate and do yoga. Love your body enough to rest. Love your … Continue reading Love Your Body

Day 1: 21-Day-Detox

Monday, June 26, 2017 The night before my first workout, I was extremely nervous. Not necessarily sure why, but I knew that this was something new and I didn't want to let myself down. I let self-doubt creep in a bit, but I woke up feeling ready for whatever this experience had for me.  My … Continue reading Day 1: 21-Day-Detox


Tomorrow, June 26, 2017 is my first day of the 21-day-detox at The Camp Transformation Center, in Pittsburgh, Pa. I decided to complete this detox because I wanted to pick up on my weight loss goals. I have been practicing moderation (read more about my story as a thick girl in these previous posts Everything … Continue reading 21-Day-Detox