Cucumber Water is Life

So, if you are anything like me, sometimes drinking water gets boring. When I was in college, I went through many moments where I had to ask myself "did you drink water today?" Now that I am a single-mother and I am trying to tackle my health and wellness through self-love, I am focused on … Continue reading Cucumber Water is Life

50 Self-Care and Body-Love Tips for Beginners

As a part of Self-care September, I have been actively incorporating self-care activities into my daily routine. It is not always easy to make the time for myself with my busy schedule. Trying to balance mommyhood, work, and building my blog and biz, all keep me very busy. In order for me to give my … Continue reading 50 Self-Care and Body-Love Tips for Beginners

Congratulations to Ta’lor: June Winner of the College Mate Contest

The fear of gaining an extra 15 lbs. during your first year of college is definitely something I was afraid of, and yet, it still happened. If you just graduated from high school and are about to be a college freshman check out my article that was published by COLLEGE MATE on how to avoid … Continue reading Congratulations to Ta’lor: June Winner of the College Mate Contest

Everything in Moderation: the story of a thick girl

​I always wanted an hour-glass figure. It was all I could think about. I would binge exercise and go on diets for months at a time. I spent so much time in the gym imagining how I would look with that figure. I day-dreamed that if I was shaped like a Coke bottle, I would walk the streets, like … Continue reading Everything in Moderation: the story of a thick girl

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 … Continue reading Why I prefer to take the stairs

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)

Black Lives Matter: pro-life/pro-choice

Four out of ten black children are killed in the womb. Garza, the co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, stated that the union with Reproductive Justice was formed for "the rights of women to be able to determine when and how to be able to start families." Having sex is a choice, whether you are 13-years-old or 50. If there was more funding toward pregnancy prevention, there might be lower rates of abortions.