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No Frump February Reflections

No Frump February Reflections

      My friend Lauryn (@laurynwithlove on Instagram) challenged herself and a group of our friends to a No Frump February. Basically, it goes as follows: Challenge yourself to take the time to do your hair and makeup everyday, get dressed in a way that you love and go about your day feeling confident as all hell. Here’s what Lauryn herself had to say about the challenge:  Now, this is certainly up to the interpretation of the participant. My…

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My (Body Positive) New Years Resolutions & How to Make Your Own, Too

My (Body Positive) New Years Resolutions & How to Make Your Own, Too

It looks like 2016 is easily one of the most widely-hated years on record (most everyone agrees, except maybe Leonardo DiCaprio). In an effort to begin to metaphorically shut the damn door on this 366-day trash heap, I’m bringing back an old tradition of listing out my personal resolutions for 2017, a year that will hopefully be the beacon of light we all deserve (except Donald Trump because if anything, he deserves to be left behind). Without further ado, my 2017…

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Overcoming the Dreaded “Bad Body Day” as a Fat Woman

Overcoming the Dreaded “Bad Body Day” as a Fat Woman

We’ve all been there, sitting at the corner of frustrated and sad, ready to cry our eyes out or scream into our pillow or simply stare blankly into the mirror feeling some type of hopeless. The “Bad Body Day” (BBD) plagues everyone, regardless of size, gender/non-gender, sexuality, age, relationship status… everyone at one point has woken up & been disgusted (or at the very least displeased) with something about their body for at least one day in their life – even those that…

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