How Can We Build Self Confidence and Tear Down Negative Body Imagery?

As you may have read from my first post Look Ma…I’m blogging, I had the privilege to meet an up and coming actress named Gina Rodriguez (Actress; Filly Brown).  She was filled with so much energy and positivity that I decided immediately I needed to follow her on Twitter.  Since we met, we’ve exchanged a few

I’ve dropped a dress size!

I began my renewed weight loss mission a little after I began this blog.  On May 7th I posted “It’s Not Easy Getting Skinny” and it’s been a long, hard road to get to say that I’ve lost 9lbs and can comfortably fit in a size down from where I began. 🙂 If you’ve followed my

The Most Amazing Thing Happened…

Earlier this week, the most amazing thing happened.  I was getting home from the gym, checking my various social media outlets on my phone, when the most amazing tweet came through from @thingenious – aka Josie Spinardi. It was a little surreal.  Why you ask?  Well because I mentioned her as my inspiration toward intuitive

Lessons Learned about Clean Eating and Getting Skinny

If you’ve read my previous posts “My Skinny Mantra” and “It’s not Perfect, but I’m Remaining Realistic” my quest for getting skinny and dropping 20 lbs this year continues.  I not only want to lose the weight, but I want to do it in such a way that I will not have to diet ever

It’s Not Perfect, but I’m Remaining Realistic ;)

As I mentioned in my previous post My “Skinny” Mantra, I have begun reliving my life as an intuitive eater.   I have definitely become more in tune with my hunger and fullness levels, which the Optimist in me is happy about because I think this will definitely help me maintain my weight loss, but the

It’s not easy getting skinny

Let’s face it, Getting Skinny, healthier, fitter and comfortable in our skin is a life long quest most women take – good, bad or indifferent – it’s our “holy grail.” What’s the quote?  “A woman can’t be too rich or too thin” (Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor)…it’s a ridiculous saying, but WHY is it soooo true!