If I spend hours working on my appearance first then what time do I have left to exploring my real gifts and talents? If your energy is being invested in your education what is your return and is that return greater than the return on the energy invested in your appearance?
Those honest answers have allowed me to love myself completely. They have opened my heart to the idea that I am also mesmerizing, that I have had seasons, that I will continue to have season but more importantly that I have weathered many storms and have only continued to grow.
Being on-line is also sort of funny. I always compare it to just sort of shouting out into an abyss. You assume someone else is out there and hopefully, someone out there is listening. You don't really know for sure.
Two weeks ago I went to the water park with my kids to celebrate the final days of summer. As usual, I took a picture and posted it up on my Instagram. When the day was done and I checked my account I was greeted with these comments... So lovely right? From women none the … Continue reading Battling Body Shaming
Sometimes we get so caught in spreading our own message we don't see how many others are doing so in their own way, using their own voice. Be open to new perspectives and see how much your world expands.
You see what I did there? So clever. Anyway, how awesome is it to share something special with someone you love? On May 1, 2016 my sister and I set out on my funnest 5K to date! I woke up feeling feverish but determined to have a good time. How can I possibly pass up … Continue reading #Topless 5K – My sister and May
I know we have been taught that staring is rude and should be avoided at all cost but I am willing to make an argument for this cause. I am a starer. I am fascinated by many things. I have always been that way. If I ever meet you, I will talk to you and I … Continue reading Stop and Stare