Breaking the Myth of Promoting Obesity

One of the challenges of being a visible fat body is being subject to all sorts of accusations about my lifestyle, my health and my right to exist happily. One charge that gets thrown around constantly is “you’re promoting obesity.” I always wondered how a fat person posting a cute outfit is somehow promoting a…

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The Implications of Being Fat & Disabled

Throughout my journey with mental and physical health; I’ve documented it through blogging. It’s been a way for me to put my feelings into perspective and also educate those who may lack knowledge or information in their own care. When I first received the diagnosis that I had thyroid disease, and learning how hypothyroidism affects…

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Mental Health: Relinquishing the Grind Now Rest Later Theory

My entire childhood my parents instilled a healthy work ethic in me. Whether it was being vigorous and attentive in my chores or putting forth maximum effort in my school work; they ensured I put forth my best. I carried that work ethic into every job I ever took right into adulthood. I applied this…

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#YouTube: GRWM ft. Revlon ColorStay Foundation

***THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST*** – Product featured: Revlon Color Stay Shade 400 Caramel ($7.09 at Walmart) – Rimmel Stay Matter Primer – Belle Pierre Banana Powder – LA Girl Pro Conceal Shade Toffee – Maybelline Fit Me Loose Powder shade 35 – Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer shade Caramel – AP Young Beauty Essential…

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#YouTube: Black Opal First Impressions

  Hey guys! Today I’m trying out the Black Opal True Colors Better than Skin Foundation Stick and their Pressed Powder and briefly sharing my thoughts on the JP tea check it out! All my videos are beginners friendly so if that’s you make sure you hit the subscribe button! Products used: ELF Poreless Primer…

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Her Story: I Chose Not To Be a Mother

Motherhood. When you hear this word, many things may come to mind. Love, adoration, strength, struggle, devotion, sacrifice just to name a few. Motherhood is revered as one of the most self sacrificing acts a woman could engage in. It’s celebrated to the point it has it’s own holiday. Sounds delightful right? But what about…

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#YouTube: Natural Glam Tutorial

**THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST** Hey you guys! If you like make sure you subscribe and join the A-Team. All products used are below: – E.L.F Poreless Primer – E.L.F Brow Gel shade Clear – Bella Pierre Banana Powder – Maybelline Fit Me Loose Powder Shade 35 – Maybelline Sensational Lash Mascara Shade Black…

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The Great Photoshop Debate

If you’re into the beauty community in any way shape or form then you know the tea has been piping hot lately. Whether it’s Tati Westbrook & James Charles falling out, Jeffree Star being accused of racism for the 100th time, Jackie Aina (heeey aunty Jackie) being accused of Illuminati induction post her Essence cover,…

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My Truth: Life with Arthritis

I remember being a kid and hearing my mom and Nana sitting in the kitchen discussing my grandmother’s hands and all the pain she was having. How she couldn’t grip things like she once could, the disfiguring of her knuckles, her need for a cane that transitioned to a walker and finally to a wheelchair.…

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Review: Z’s Naturals Organic Hair Care

Hair care has become of great importance to me as of late. With age, and health issues, everything about my body has changed including my hair. I’ve been taking a vested interest in making sure I’m taking care of my hair the best way I can. If you’re not new to my blog or any…

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