Welp — my Zumba successes have not slowed down at all. Looks like I’m only getting started! (Click here for Part I, Part II, and Part III). I met some awesome Zumba instructors while leading out at Zumba on the Hill this past summer. “Zumba on the Hill” is kind of like “Yoga on the … Continue reading Chronicles of a Plus-Sized Zumba Instructor: Part IV
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’ve definitely had some of these thoughts… 15 Thoughts Plus Size Women Have At The Gym Because Working Out Takes Some Working Things Out | Bustle. via 15 Thoughts Plus Size Women Have At The Gym Because Working Out Takes Some Working Things Out | Bustle. Continue reading 15 Thoughts Plus Size Women Have At The Gym Because Working Out Takes Some Working Things Out | Bustle
Inspired by SweetLeighSewn’s blog post entitled “A Love Letter to My Belly,” I decided to write this piece entitled “A Truce with My Tummy.” In retrospect, it really can be extended to be a love letter to my body. Seeing these words written down gives added impetus to live it out every day. If loving your body has become more difficult for you lately, I encourage you to try this exercise and see how it makes you feel.
We owe it to ourselves to love ourselves and practice that self-love in sometimes radical ways.