Does What We Eat Really Matter?

I remember a time when I never really consciously considered what I ate outside of “does this taste good?” Growing up in a large family, food was a necessity and my parents main concern was balance and buying what they could afford. I think it goes without saying that the affordable foods are always the…

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Dia & Co Expanded Their Shopping Experience!

Dia & Co has expanded their shopping experience and I’ve got the the complete scoop! Dia & Co is not a brand that is new to me; I had the opportunity to tryout their services and review them here on the blog. Who is Dia & Co? If you missed my first unboxing with Dia…

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#YouTube: E.L.F & NYX Cosmetics Product Review

Hey Boos & Baes! Today’s sort of a long video, but with social distancing and self imposed quarantine you’ve got time! Today I am reviewing some products from some of my favorite brands. Check it out and see what my honest review of the products are! Earrings: https://daintybydallas.com Social Media: Instagram: @apyblog x apybeautyllc Twitter:…

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My 400 LB Life

My 400 lb life may seem like click bait; but I promise you it is not! My name is AP and I really am 400+ lbs…440 (depending on the day lol) to be exact. Most of you reading this are probably cringing at the very thought of ever being my size. It’s probably made you…

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Jessica London – An Honest Review

Jessica London has been a staple in my closet for the last 7 months. When I chose to partner with them it was because I actually found pieces on their site I liked. Jessica London is not a new brand; I remember my mom receiving their catalogs when I was a child! However, I never…

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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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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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Body Diversity Is Not About Condoning a Lifestyle

If there’s one thing I encounter daily on my social media, it’s the accusation that my existing in a fat body means I condone an unhealthy lifestyle. God forbid I’m not lamenting on how ugly I am, how dissatisfied I am with my looks and oooh how much better my life would be if I…

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15 Places to Shop Extended Sizes

If you’re a plus size woman chances are you know all too well the struggle that exists in trying to find fashionable options despite the strides in the plus fashion industry. If you’re above a size 24 then you DEFINITELY know how infinitely smaller our options are than our smaller contemporaries. Despite having limited options,…

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#YouTube: GRWM Chatting Intentional Weight Loss

If you’re familiar with the “plus community” then you are familiar with how diverse the opinion of intentional weight loss is. The plus community is made up of an array of belief systems some of which are vehemently against losing weight on purpose.  In this video today I’m “weighing in” with my opinion!

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