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 … Continue reading Day 9 without pizza…and I’m not dead?

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 … Continue reading 12 sober lessons in 14 days.

When will I feel good enough?

I hate my stomach. My midsection is something I constantly struggle with. I wake up every morning, lift up my stomach, observing it in the mirror for several minutes at a time.

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, … Continue reading Can I be someone’s “fitspo” without having a six pack?

#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 … Continue reading #KAYLASARMY: Kayla Itsine’s BBG!

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 … Continue reading You aren’t what you Facetune

The monster in the mirror

This post is for my own therapy. And I hope it helps others too. Perfection. Society has engraved into our minds an image of a "perfect woman" being someone with a size 0 waistline and a flawless face. I have always struggled with my body image. I was never the "skinny" one. Always just about … Continue reading The monster in the mirror