The Day I Found a Workout I Don’t Absolutely Hate

I don’t know what it is about working out but you basically have to drag me anywhere for me to actually get in any gym. I just don’t enjoy exercising. I’ve tried just about everything under the sun and while I’ve found some things I enjoy more than others, anytime my body isn’t 100% comfortable,…

Repost: Is Body Positive Movement Just a Trend?

2016 kicked off as an exciting year for the body positive movement. It looked like some great strides were being made as to how society viewed beauty. I have to admit, I was fairly excited to see what the results would look like if the media really began to back idea and, for a while,…

Service in Community

A sermon my pastor gave this past week really resonated with me in a way I thought I’d share with you all. It’s the kind of thing that anyone can relate to no matter what path you’ve chosen. There are three words that sum up how the world works and it’s important to know so…

The Confidence Test

It’s been a while since I’ve written the blog post, “Get Your Confidence Back.” Hopefully, over time, you have found ways to love yourself more and more each day. While it’s certainly a work in progress, I urge you to keep finding the beauties that make you unique. I’ve recently had my own up and downs…

25 a Plus Size Girl Thinks at the Gym

I’m certainly the furthest from being the life of the party when it comes to working out. In fact, it typically takes a lot of motivation to get myself moving past my couch. I’d rather spend my nights binge watching Gilmore Girls on Netflix. But the truth is my body needs that self care. So,…

Boob Sweat Takes the Spotlight on T&L’s First Ever Podcast

It’s been something I’ve thought about for quite a while, podcasting. I absolutely love listening to podcasts, especially during my work day and workouts. It’s a great way to engage your mind and pass the time. My favorite part is how carefree and informal most podcasts are. It’s basically people recording a fun conversation. Then there’s the…