Dating Expectations

I recently went out (or maybe the proper term is met up with) with a guy I met at a fraternity happy hour. I’m struggling with the appropriate term because it felt like we were just hanging out more than anything else. Let me back up…I feel I need to add some context to my words.

Confessions of a gym nazi

I’d like to start off by saying that I don’t happen to think I’m a “gym nazi” per se. Let’s begin with a short definition of a gym nazi, brought to you by urbandictionary.com: Gym Nazi – “Some one or some ones, in your gym who always try to get others to do stuff that they think is so important … Read More

Why I support the #BraveGirlsWant campaign

What is the #BraveGirlsWant campaign about? It’s about having more empowered and healthy media characters for girls. Parents of girls today grew up with Wonder Woman and The Paper Bag Princess. Passive princesses don’t mesh with today’s girls who are being raised by their families on the girl power ideas their mothers grew up with. Families are looking for multi-layered, diverse, intelligent, … Read More

Why I hate cancer.

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I had a completely different idea of what I wanted this post to be about when I sat down to write it. But I guess my spirit had other ideas so here goes… Cancer is one sneaky bitch. She will take what’s yours in the blink of an eye and leave you breathless and shaken. Four years ago, my mom … Read More

Offensive much?

A male friend was kind enough to send me an article about Nine West’s new shoe campaign. As, I’ve discussed before, I can’t for the life of me figure out why these brands continue to present everything they do from the perspective of old men. Is there one thing here that is NOT offensive or extremely insulting? Ultimately, this will … Read More

Are you food insecure?

food in·se·cu·ri·ty noun the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. I recently watched A Place at the Table, a documentary about the plight of 50 million Americans struggling with food insecurity. The notion of not knowing where your next meal is coming from is mind boggling to me; particularly in this country, yet 1 in … Read More

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