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Overcoming my Fear of the Doctor & OBGYN

Anyone who has known me for a while knows this: I have had a severe fear of being judged & lectured by doctors. As a plus size person, you can encounter an unpleasant stigma from nurses & doctors. This isn’t always the case. But once it happens to you once or twice, you begin to … Continue reading

I am a fat girl. And I run.

I am a fat girl. And I run.

I want to begin by sharing a poem with you. This is not a poem I wrote. For your convenience, I pasted it below this paragraph but I found the original poem here. Hey fat girl, Yes, you. The one feigning to not see me when we cross paths on the running track. The one not … Continue reading

How to Successfully Use C25K

How to Successfully Use C25K

   If you know people that are into health, fitness & weight loss, chances are, you’ve heard of C25K. Short for, “Couch to 5K,” C25K is an app that coaches you to gradually work your way up to running a 5K (3 miles). It’s aimed toward “couch potatoes” or people who just aren’t runners but … Continue reading

Encouraging Self-Love vs Encouraging Obesity

The other day I had a visit from a troll on one of my social media pages. They, essentially, bullied me under the guise of concern for my health & objection to me “encouraging obesity.” Based on their comments & assumptions, they had never read my blog. They simply stumbled across me & saw a … Continue reading

How to Make a 200 Calorie Cheeseburger

How to Make a 200 Calorie Cheeseburger

  Over the last several years, using MyFitnessPal (an app that helps count your daily calories) has taught me to become very clever about how to save calories. I learned that you can usually find low calorie alternatives to your favorite foods. Today I’m going to share 3 low calorie alternatives I’ve found & love. … Continue reading

How to Avoid Weight Gain Over the Holidays

Take control: Think you can’t avoid gaining weight over the holidays? Then you’ve already lost the battle! You must decide that you will make good choices throughout the holidays. You must make that decision & stick to your guns. Weight loss & weight gain is not random. It is not a game of chance. It is … Continue reading