“What is it like…to be you?” No one ever asked me that before. Sitting across the room from her on the uncomfortable violet couch staring at her decorative wooden clock. I told her what it felt like…to feel driven by addiction to food and working on recovery from my eating disorder. To rarely feel satiety.… Read More Therapy Talks: What is it like to be you?
You see it, I see it, we all see it. Women smiling, taking selfies, gathering around friends, posting pictures across all social media platforms. They are living their lives, one day at a time, capturing those memories and giving us glimpses into their precious moments. But there’s one small issue… apparently… if the woman is… Read More Is the body positive movement glorifying obesity?
“Admire the beauty in others without questioning your own” – unknown Yes, it’s possible. It’s possible to look at another woman (or man, if you’re a male reading this) and admire something they have without doubting your own beauty or pulling your own life into question. In a room full of flowers, I can… Read More Admiring the beauty of others: A lesson on comparison
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is often diagnosed during the younger years of life when a child is learning behavioral patterns that will carry them throughout their lives. For those of us that were not diagnosed until our adult years, ADHD finally offered an explanation for our struggles that we faced during our adolescence that… Read More 5 Tips for Managing ADHD as an Adult
I follow and read a lot of blogs and follow a lot of bloggers. I saw a post last week where a blog did a “what’s inside my purse” post and their purse was so well organized…immaculate I would say. What a stark contrast to the 10 pound black faux leather junk drawer I lug around on… Read More Fun Post: A look inside an ADHD’ers Purse
Growing up with my natural hair, I was always told I had n***** hair by classmates and neighbors. Being mixed, having rough natural hair was uncommon, mixed girls are supposed to have cute curls or wavy hair – or so the media told me. That was the type of hair that was desirable, beautiful. Fros… Read More Learning to love my natural hair
Fashion is constantly directed towards those who are size 12 and under, however, a recent study by the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology, and Education tells us that the average American woman is now a size 16. I, however, fall wayyyyyyyyyyyy beyond that lol and it’s ok, I know other women do as well.… Read More Top 10 Places to Shop for Plus Size Fashion
I am a deal hunting Diva. I am always on the look out for the hot deals online and I’m always talking to others about how to find the best bang for your buck. From couponing to pricing errors, to price matching, to finding the best steals and deals possible….I’m addicted to saving money. Everyone… Read More My Absolute Favorite Top 20 Sites for Hot Deals
I’ve spent my entire life as a big girl (fat girl, bbw, goddess, plus size, full-figured, fluffy or whatever you want to call it) and my dating life was never boring. It was an adventure with plenty of ups and downs and lessons learned. So looking back, I came up with 5 tips for dating… Read More 5 TIPS for Dating a Big Girl
We live in a busy society, full of rushing from one place and one activity to the other. In the midst of our hectic live schedules, I have found that starting each day or ending each evening with an updated to-do list keeps me focused and productive. Not to mention, with my ADHD – I… Read More Daily To-Do List