I don’t know of a woman in the United States that has not been on a diet/eating plan since puberty hit. It seems as soon as the boobs and curves come in, women begin a lifelong struggle with body acceptance and attaining an ideal body image. Part of this struggle almost always goes hand in… Read More Should You Be Eating That?
It’s official, South Florida-every month is the hottest month EVER, and there is even a news advisory asking everyone to stay out of the heat for long periods of time. We recently went to the pool and laying out was NOT AN OPTION. At least not for more than 2 minutes, and after that it… Read More So, Where Are We Going This Weekend?
Miami, land of the sun, sand, and croquetas. This weekend we saw the first snaps/hashtags/tweets from influencers arriving in Miami for Hispanicize 2016!¡Bienvenidos! Local hotspots like Downtown Miami, Wynwood, and the beach were the first stops for many of our favorite out-of-towners like Monique Fausto of CurvesandChaos, Lorraine Ladish of Viva Fifty, and Lizza Morales of XoxoLizza. But we can’t ignore Miami’s greatest, sometimes cheapest, and… Read More Croquetas & Carrots: Keeping It Healthy at Hispanicize!
This weekend I visited a few friends in D.C who were graduating from medical school. Since we are all wrapped up in our careers, we’ve used Facebook, e-mails, and sporadic text messages to keep tabs on each other, and note any major life events. I was quite surprised when one of these friends asked me about the blog.… Read More The Plus Side to Plus Size
For months I’ve been wondering whether this would be a good idea: exposing myself to the cruelty of the internet and sharing my story of being a relatively fat but happy person trying to win the legendary battle of fat vs. woman. A few weeks ago I was approved to have gastric sleeve surgery. I… Read More No Such Thing as a Healthy Fat Chick