Baby Daddy Blues: How to Grow Out of It

Ah yes ya’ll, I have a baby daddy. If you’re new here, welcome; I was a teen mom. A lot of people in my offline life don’t realize that my husband is not my oldest child’s biological father. At 17 I made a bad choice one summer afternoon but it resulted in one of the…

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Teen Mom – 4 Ways to Support

Teen moms have gotten quite the time in the spotlight with shows like 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom OG in the last decade or so. I have always felt conflicted about that exposure because while it was good to expose what being a mother young was like; it also exploited these girls at one…

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Curvy Spotlight: Pearl Glow Body Butter & Soap

It’s Curvy Spotlight time ya’ll! My favorite posts on the blog are definitely ones where I get to highlight some amazing women in business. Today’s Curvy Spotlight is pretty special because not only is she a business owner, but she’s my friend and my spiritual sister in faith! 1. What was the reason you chose…

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YouTube: Mommy x Daughter Makeup Routine

Today on YouTube, my daughter and I decided to do our makeup routine together! Check it out!

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YouTube: My 2020 Plans & Trying Robert Welsh's Tips

New YouTube video to kick of the new year! In this video I am discussing my goals for 2020 and trying out makeup tips from Robert Welsh. Check it out! Also make sure to check out my other Youtube videos on the blog!

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Thyroid Disease Awareness Month

Thyroid Disease Awareness Month is honored in the month of January; so here we are! I remember a time in my life when thyroid disease wasn’t even a thought that entered my mind. All of that changed in October 2016 when I discovered a lump in my throat. In May of 2017 I was diagnosed…

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Navigating Chronic Illness – Life After Diagnosis Live

Hey y’all! I’m so excited to announce that myself and Lorna Finn of http://www.cystumofcurves.com are partnering to present a special live about chronic illness! Join us as we have an open conversation about advocating for your health, love & relationships, resources and more! Save the date! 1/7/2020 7:30 PM EST. http://instagram.com/apyblog http://instagram.com/cystumorcurves I hope to…

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Non-Scale Victories: My First in Store Try-On in YEARS

Non- scale victories are a way to track your weight loss or fitness goals without focusing on the number on the scale. Non-scale victories can be anything from your stamina increasing, clothes fitting differently, strength increasing etc. One of my non-scale victory goals back in October was to actually go in the store and shop…

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2019 in Review

Yes you guys, 2019 is rapidly coming to an end. It is that time of the year! Most people are over the year, looking forward to a new year to start fresh and anew. While that’s the narrative of most people, it’s definitely not mine. 2019 was full of ups and downs just like any…

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Therapy Before WLS: Why It's Important

Therapy is one of those things that people either believe is great or believe it has no purpose. If you have ever read my blog, then you know I advocate heavily for therapy. As a person who has battled depression since I was a child; I understand the importance of therapy. WLS is Not a…

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