New Year…New You

It’s a new year, and many of us have a long list of resolutions: lose weight, get more sleep, be nicer to friends and family, etc. It’s great to make these resolutions, but how many of us keep them? According to U.S. News & World Report, 80 percent of...

My Wish For You…

My wish for you…is to enjoy all life has to offer. You only live once. My wish for you…is to turn every regret into a learning experience. My wish for you…is to realize not everyone is deserving of your time and energy. My wish for you…is to...

Beauty vs. Brains

Creating a brand isn’t easy. It’s frustrating, actually. For me the most frustrating part is finding a balance between my different ventures. My plan at first was to only pursue modeling. I finally found myself and I LOVE me! I am beautiful inside and out....

R.I.P. to the Runway

A few weeks ago I was in NYC during New York Fashion Week and had the opportunity to attend a couple of events geared towards the plus and fabulous: theCurvycon, which consisted of three days of fun, fashion, and workshops, and Curvy Noire, which consisted of a panel...
The Power of the Tongue

The Power of the Tongue

Words carry so much weight. How do you feel when you’re insulted? How do you feel when complimented? Your feelings change, don’t they? Self-affirmations, positive statements that assist in the challenging and eventual removal of negative thoughts. are a positive...

The Hot Box

A few years ago, I saw the strangest thing while watching reality television. Four women were sitting over some contraption (it looked like a box) discussing what they were doing. What they were doing involved “down below”. Needless to say I became...
A Love Letter to J

A Love Letter to J

Dear J, Happy Valentine’s Day! I wanted to let you know that you’re amazing! You’re not the woman I knew a few years ago. You’re taking risks that many can only dream of. You’re vibrant, determined, and letting the world see what you got!...
Embracing My Sexy

Embracing My Sexy

I have a confession…I sometimes struggle with receiving compliments. I receive numerous “you’re cute”, “you’re beautiful”, “you’re pretty”, “you’re gorgeous”, and even though it’s...
I am Worthy of Love

I am Worthy of Love

For years, the way I felt about myself (specifically my size) was a hindrance when it came to developing and sustaining intimate relationships. I believed those genuinely interested in me only wanted to be with me out of pity. I believed men felt sorry for me so they...
The FUPA Phenomenon

The FUPA Phenomenon

I have a confession…I had never heard of the term FUPA until two years ago during a group photo shoot. One of the models mentioned hers; it took me a minute to figure out what she was referring to. Then, after some extensive research I found out that FUPA stands...