A few months ago, I had a pretty enlightening conversation with my therapist. Yes, I see a therapist. This is me stating it like a celebrity pregnancy announcement. A common theme she and I talk about is how I can continue to seek balance in my life. Balance was something I struggled with back when… Continue reading Advice from my Therapist
Today I’m coming at you LIVE from my kitchen with a holiday candle burning, Folklore playing, and my second glass of wine in hand. My landlord technically doesn’t allow candles, but I simply cannot be tamed. Today was different than a lot of days I have had lately. For the first time in a while,… Continue reading Just Being- the COVID series
If you’ve been following along with my blog for a while, then you probably know about some of my past struggles with body image, food, and over-exercising. If you’re new here, I shared my past experiences with dieting and body dysmorphia in my second-ever blog post. While I’ve worked hard to combat these thoughts and… Continue reading Fixer Upper
Like many people, I’m a huge fan of the show Queer Eye. If you’re unfamiliar with the show, I’m only slightly judging you. Just kidding, but not really. The premise of the show is that five Queer men (the Fab Five) show up to a nominated person’s house to help said person with the following areas of… Continue reading None of My Business: Lessons from Queer Eye
What do our reactions to Adele's "After" Body say about the society we live in?
Diet culture doesn't need to be part of Lent. Try giving up something food-free instead!
I've been MIA for the past few weeks thanks to the start of senior year, but I hope you love this blog about body positivity, and the role I see myself playing in it.
Living in a small (but lovely) town of about 400 people means there can be limited opportunities for activities to do. Because one can only go to so many movies, and I’m past the point of hanging out in the Walmart parking lot (thank God), I’ve gone out to eat a lot in my 20… Continue reading Opting Out of the Food Competition
In early June, Nike released a new plus-size mannequin in one of its locations in Oxford, London. Many people weren’t shy to express their dismay of this “controversial” addition, out of fear that showing a plus-size mannequin would be a misstep in the fight against obesity. As a result, this sparked a lot of debate… Continue reading My Thoughts on Nike’s Plus-Size Mannequin
When I was six, I was a flower girl in my aunt and uncle’s wedding. At the reception, I kind of stole the show with my air guitar moves, and the crowd loved it. So as a natural born performer, I took it up a notch and slid around on the ground until I broke… Continue reading Getting “Back on Track”