Body Positivity vs. Body Shaming: The Fine Line, When We Cross It, And How Not To
As my 24th year on this earth comes to a close, I look back on the past year and honestly think only one thing: I thought I had grown during grad school, but boy was I wrong. Hey grads, get ready. Put your big kid pants on. Life outside of school is literally the weirdest, happiest and saddest experience you could ever imagine.
Business casual. After three weeks of living in leggings and pajama pants on what is the last and longest Winter Break of my young life, the last thing I wanted to remember was business casual. The thought of buttoning a pair of pants around my waist, belly spilling over the top and booty feeling just… Continue reading When the Season of Eating is Over and You’re Left With…
Have you ever been told that you can't do your absolute favorite thing anymore? You broke your leg, and can't play soccer until it's healed. You're knee deep in repaying your student loans and can't afford to travel until they're almost gone. Well, my absolute favorite thing to do is eat. And this summer I've… Continue reading Belly Woes and Diet Foes (and Leaky Guts?)
Yesterday, a friend tagged me in one of Elisabeth Akinwale's Instagram pictures. A bit before, Elisabeth had posted a video of herself doing a clean complex on what looked like a high school or public field. Children, teens, runners, and parents alike are around, no one seeming to notice this absolutely incredible woman doing some incredible things.… Continue reading Future Strong Women
Two years- 24 months- 104 weeks- 670 days- 16,080 hours- 964,800 minutes- 57,888,000 seconds I have madly and passionately loved for CrossFit for two years. Two years. A blink in time in the grand scheme of life. Oh, how life can feel static in two years. I still live in the same city, I am still a… Continue reading Two Years Strong
Aspire to InspireRecently, one of my sorority sisters sent out an email about an organization she is a part of called CHAARG. CHAARG, changing health, attitudes, and actions to recreate girls, began in 2012 when two women at The Ohio State University decided there was a need for a fitness group to inspire women on campus.… Continue reading Aspire to Inspi…