Category Archives: Life-changing experiences

Beauty in the “I” of the beholder

  Growing up with a chronic eating disorder and major weight issues has probably been one of the most humbling experiences I have ever been through in my life. Unless you have had weight issues, then you have no idea … >

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Why Diets Just Don’t Work

  I have personally been on a diet for the past 30 years and can tell you firsthand that it is a pointless exercise if your intention is to lose weight for good. If you enjoy the yoyo effect every … >

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How it All Began…

    I have been overweight since as far as I can remember and according to my parents it all started when I was 6 months old! My mother had to travel and left me with my grandparents for what … >

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Oh How I Love ME – Let Me Count The Ways Why you should put yourself first

How many of us are busting our humps every day trying to build a career, make a living and provide for our families or to take care of our families? If you think about it, even someone who owns a … >

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The global differences of babymaking: The story of my waterbirth

I recently guest-posted on a friend’s blog and shared my waterbirth experience in Abu Dhabi out of all places where it’s almost unheard of! I hope that this story inspires more women to follow their innate maternal birthing instincts and … >

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Survival of the “FITTEST”

When I look back at my life, I find that I was the happiest when I managed to fit exercise into my busy schedule. Not because of the solid thighs and curvy muscles, nor was it for the ease of … >

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