Day 9 without pizza…and I’m not dead?

Day 9 without pizza…and I’m not dead?

There are certain things in life we can't live without: food, water, shelter, love...and pizza (ok, maybe not). Food and body image have been topics of many of my blogs recently...once upon a time I even claimed I was going to do paleo for 30 days (only to fail after day 4)...but started for all the [...]

12 sober lessons in 14 days.

12 sober lessons in 14 days.

Two weeks ago, I wrote a post about body image, an issue that has been a problem in my life for as long as I can remember. I'm a generally carefree, laid back kinda gal, but the majority of my anxiety stems from the anxiety I have about my own body. Let me note that [...]

Can I be someone’s “fitspo” without having a six pack?

Can I be someone’s “fitspo” without having a six pack?

I was going to frame this post around the same ideas that most “fitspo” articles do: However, then I was thinking, why is the fitness community based around perfectionism? I would consider myself “fit,” although I’m not sure if my lack-of-six-pack will lead you to think otherwise. I am in the “ideal” weight range for my height, [...]

#KAYLASARMY: Kayla Itsine’s BBG!

#KAYLASARMY: Kayla Itsine’s BBG!

I've decided to work on my Fitness section to not only motivate myself but motivate my readers too! If you've read my piece, "The Monster in the Mirror" it's about my issue with body image. It's something I have always struggled with for as long as I can remember. Some days, one look in the mirror [...]

You aren’t what you Facetune

You aren’t what you Facetune

I read Mackenzie Newcomb's article the other day, "Let's Photoshop the Beauty Standard," about a new photo editing app called FaceTune. This app is basically Instagram on steroids. Not only does it allow you to whiten teeth, flawlessly remove blemishes, and effortlessly remove the dark circles from underneath your eyes in a simple swipe, it [...]