Lita F. Styles Has Entered the Chat for Size Inclusive Swimwear

Lita F. Styles has picked the perfect season to drop her new size inclusive swimwear! There is something about summer that gets the juices flowing! It’s a time where you feel a little bit more free and fly! (Well…minus COVID-19 coming to rain on our parade, but that’s not what we’re here for.) When she…

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Medical Trauma: How to Move Forward

Medical trauma is a thing. Whether it is a new term to you or you have personal experience with it; medical trauma is definitely worth discussing. What is Medical Trauma? Believe it or not, I couldn’t find one general definition for medical trauma. However, according to the National Child Traumatic Stress network: Pediatric medical traumatic…

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I Stress Ate During A Pandemic – Here’s What Happened

I’ve been on an intentional weight loss journey since September 2019. My reasons are not those of vanity; but a means to an end to my arthritic pain. Yep. I have to get smaller to get a hip replacement. I managed to lose a total of 60bs during that time. And then a COVID19 happened.…

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Be Your Own Representation

When I first discovered that there were plus size fashion bloggers; I was really excited. After years of never seeing plus size bodies in ads or commercials (unless it was a cliched less glamorous role); it was refreshing to see larger bodies. After I added fashion to my blog, and mingling with the “plus community”…

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Dear Reader – A Recap of My Thoughts on Current Events

If there’s anything 2020 has reaffirmed for me is that things can change in a blink of an eye. Just a little over a year ago, I was coming out of my full time job in order to better care for my health. My worries and concerns about finances, health care, my mobility, my ability…

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Tourette’s Syndrome Awareness Month

Tourette’s Syndrome Awareness Month is May 15th-June 15th. In honor of that and the fact that I love someone very close to me who has Tourette’s Syndrome; I’ve decided to share more of his story here today! Meet my son Jelani! My son has ADHD & Tourette’s Syndrome. For those who aren’t familiar with our…

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#YouTube: Influenster VoxBox Review – Cover Girl Simply Ageless

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What We’ve Learned in Marriage – 11 Year Check In

What we’ve learned in marriage was a blog post hubby and I shared at the 7 year mark of our marriage. As we celebrate 11 years this year, we decided to comeback to share additional nuggets of lessons we’ve learned. So, shall we? Comfortable Can Be Good Alicia: I’m of the the opinion that sometimes…

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Numbers Aren’t Everything – 20 Micro Influencers to Know

Numbers aren’t everything despite what social media antics might have you believe! Social media influencing is all the rage these days; and it’s understandable why. Who doesn’t like getting paid to wear the clothes they like, use the products they love for free right? However, while social media influencing has become a game changer, these…

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Mental Health Awarness Month

Mental Health Awareness month comes around every year in May; but as far as I’m concerned mental health awareness is EVERY DAY. Hi, my name is Alicia and I am a mental health patient. I’ve shared very openly on this blog about my journey with mental health and you can check it out here. Why…

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