Happy Thanksgiving to my American followers! Our (Canadian) Thanksgiving was way back in October, but no matter when you celebrate Thanksgiving, there’s always something for which to be thankful. (I, for one, am thankful that I am not an American — especially not right now during this bleak period in American history. But I digress.) … Continue reading Don’t Celebrate “Guiltsgiving” (or Any Other Shame-Laden Holidays While We’re At It)
So… I tried yoga for the first time today, and here’s my verdict: I liked it! No, I really did like it. Would I do it again? I still have mixed feelings about it. I’ve managed to be a Millenial and get to my late twenties without ever trying yoga. Believe me — it’s been … Continue reading I Tried Yoga For the First Time Today…
OMGoodness! I’m now officially a licensed Zumba instructor!!!! How crazy is that?!! “So,” you ask, “how did this all happen?” (I apologize in advance if this post seems a little garbled and long. Maybe I’ll wake up and edit this tomorrow. It’s been a long day and my body is tired and it’s late, but … Continue reading Chronicles of a Plus-Sized Zumba Instructor: Part I
“So whilst I am hugely turned on by your mind, your face, your personality (and God…I really, really am), I can’t say the same about your figure. So I can sit there and flirt and have the most incredibly fun evening, but I have this awful feeling that when we got undressed my body would let me down. I don’t want that to happen baby. I don’t want to be lying there next to you, and you asking me why I’m not hard.” Continue reading On Dating, Fat Shame, Negging, Tinder and Jerks
To my great delight, there have recently been quite a few body-positive commercials/advertisements which help women refocus on what fitness is really about. I post them for your viewing pleasure (and information).
Get out there. Get fit. Stop the hate. Be inspired. Continue reading Real “Fitspiration” — Advertisements that Actually Inspire You to Get Fit Without Hating Yourself and Others
I gained 10 lbs. I just stepped on the scale and to my horror I saw that I gained 10 lbs. The scale showed me a number that I haven’t seen in years. Actually, I gained more like 13 lbs, but I’ve decided to round down. I had been exercising every day for the last … Continue reading I Gained 10 lbs…
I don’t usually check out videos from people giving dating advice or who dole out suggestions on how to be more attractive to the opposite sex because I’m kinda over that stuff, but this showed up among my recommended videos on YouTube and I was curious. I’m glad I clicked. If you don’t have time to … Continue reading How to Be More Attractive (It’s Not What You Think!)