Posts from category: health.

  • health, personal, writing

    health, noncompliance & the fat girl.

    [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="667"] courtesy of eric lon, flickr.[/caption] Those who have read this blog have read about some of my struggles about body image, fat positivity and self-acceptance.  I'm very proud to be a self-proclaimed fat girl. I've always believed that what is on the outside does not matter... it's what's on the inside that counts. But what if what's on the inside is a sticky web made up of mental...

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  • food, love, personal, writing

    All Things Grow, All Things Grow…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFrG6S0GnhU Despite spending the majority of my formative years in beautiful Hawaii, I consider Chicago the place where I really "grew up." I started by wandering aimlessly through the crowds on State Street, and made my way towards the blustering winds on the bridges of River North. I found myself flirting with another Midwestern transplant over spicy Szechuan style hot pot in Chinatown, and all at once found myself making out with him in...

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  • fashion, food, personal, writing

    All About the Body Talk.

    I wrote about the same topic about a year ago, and now I'm revisiting it in this post. It's been a long time coming, and after that post a year ago, my awareness and self-love for my own body has only grown. Admittedly, I've never been one to try diets, the next biggest exercise craze, or any of that junk. In fact, I was probably doing the opposite and treating my...

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  • food, love, personal, travel

    Recounting my Adventures Part 1: London to Paris

    I started this post at the end of my trip. But here's a huge post to recount my adventures. With some pictures. Just some.

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