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Danger: Brick Wall Ahead

Hitting a brick wall HURTS, but what happens when you hit the same wall over and over? You find yourself tired, bloodied and looking for a way to stop hurting. Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ~ Albert Einstein I’ve always had this drive to have more. To…… Continue reading Danger: Brick Wall Ahead

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Confessions of a Binge Eater

I sit at my desk at the corner of vulnerability and exasperation. This year as everyone starts their weight loss resolution, I start a resolution to have a healthy relationship with food. You see I’m a binge eater. While I put on a smiling face in public and seem to have my life somewhat together, I’m…… Continue reading Confessions of a Binge Eater

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Woman Talk: The Unhappy Uterus

I wanted kids when I was younger. Three kids in fact. Three kids (boys), a husband, a couple of dogs with a white picket fenced house in Atlanta, Ga. Working at as a broadcast journalist for Headline News. As I got older and ish got real, I re-evaluated my life goals. I instead had no…… Continue reading Woman Talk: The Unhappy Uterus

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Shonda says: It’s the Year of Yes

Then it came to me…what if I just said yes? I say no to things frequently. Yes sometimes it’s laziness, but for the most part it’s fear. Fear I’m not enough. Fear I don’t have outside validation. Fear I’m going to fall on my face in failure and embarrassment. Fear of I reach my goal and then what?

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Health Summit Comes to Miami

One of my new topics for Ruby Leonne is health. If you read my last blog, becoming healthy is very important to me. I want to be around as long as I can. It’s something I struggle with everyday. Hell, last night I tore up some Oreos. UGH. But if you live or will be in…… Continue reading Health Summit Comes to Miami

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Body Positive Movement ~ Where Do I Fit In?

As I was ending my blog a few years ago, I struggled with being known as a “plus size blogger”. Not that I viewed it as a negative connotation, it was that I struggled with the Body Positive Movement (BPM). Not for reasons that you think. I know immediately you started cursing me in your…… Continue reading Body Positive Movement ~ Where Do I Fit In?