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)
Rihanna’s weight comment to The Cut changed how I think about myself and the black community at large. Source: Rihanna’s Perspective on Her Weight Changed How I Think – Man Repeller My thoughts: So many thoughts. Where do I start? “Jean Twenge, Ph.D, who studies the intersection of race and self-esteem, has an idea … Continue reading Rihanna’s Perspective on Her Weight Changed How I Think – Man Repeller
I taught my first Zumba class ever exactly one year ago today and if you have been reading my past Zumba chronicles, you know that I’ve had an absolutely amazing, astounding year and yet…
It’s so easy to fall into the trap of self-pity. Continue reading “What One Dance Can Do”: Passion, Perspective and One Year of Teaching Zumba #ZumbaStory
September is PCOS Awareness Month! I must admit — I’ve never heard of PCOS Awareness Month until a couple of weeks ago. I really only realized that it was PCOS awareness month during the last week of August, when I was doing my customary creeping chilling out on Facebook and I saw some women add … Continue reading PCOS Diaries: I Have PCOS. This is What it Is…
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…
This Friday finds me so very tired.
I am just plain tired.
I am tired
I am tired.
I am so damn tired.
I am so very, very tired. Continue reading I’m Tired
I had a physical with my doctor yesterday and he told me something that doctors have been telling me since I have exited the womb (literally — I’ve read doctors reports saying this very same thing when I was only a few months old): “You need to lose weight.” Okay. What else is new? If … Continue reading I Am “Morbidly Obese” and Other Reasons Why BMI is BS