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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Curvy Spotlight: Carmelita Frazier

If you’re an avid reader of my blog then you already know what it means when you see Curvy Spotlight in the title! If you’re new here well you’re in for a treat! Curvy Spotlight was designed to highlight women in business who are doing amazing things in their perspective industries. Today’s Curvy Spotlight is…

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Blog Anniversary: 4 Lessons in 5 Years

My blog anniversary just passed on December 5th. I celebrated 5 years of http://www.apyoungblog.com running. Can I just say what an amazing feeling that is? For those who aren’t bloggers and have no vested interest in blogs; this probably isn’t for you. However, if you’re a blogger you know the ups and downs that go…

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Influencer: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Influencer. I remember the first time I heard this word. I scratched my head a bit and tried to figure out what it was. I kept seeing it pop up in the bios of bloggers on Instagram. It didn’t take me long to figure out that it was a person who had social media presence.…

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Ashley Stewart Kendall + Kylie Collection – My Thoughts

Ashley Stewart Kendall + Kylie Collection recently dropped and the plus community is talking all about it. Opinions of those in favor or against have been very vocal on social media. However, people’s distaste for the collaboration seemed to be more pervasive. Here’s the Conversation It’s no secret that Kendall and Kylie are apart of…

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