Tongue in Cheek

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My style is usually fairly polished and conservative. I'm not a conservative person, but I find comfort in wrap dresses, maxis, and of course florals and lace. This outfit is none of those things!  My last name is Ho (my dad is Chinese), so when I saw this ASOS Curve shirt, I busted out laughing and bought it immediately. It was just perfect for my post-divorce mindset. I forgot how much fun it is to have this last name. Shirt, Continue Reading

#TransparentTuesday: It F*cking Sucks

Sometimes the healing is in the aching.

Hello and welcome to another edition of #TransparentTuesday! During #TransparentTuesday, we remove the rosy filters of social media and share real life.  Social media is so shiny that it distorts the vision of reality for the viewer. You may see me smiling on Instagram, sharing goat videos from Facebook, or tweeting random nothingness. But the reality is that these past 3+ months of divorce turmoil have fucking sucked. There, I said it. It Continue Reading

Giveaway: 3 Months of Gwynnie Bee

Enter to win a 3 month Gwynnie Bee subscription

If you've read my blog for any length of time (thank you!), you know that I love me some Gwynnie Bee. The monthly subscription clothing service for sizes 10-32 has let me try so many different styles that I likely wouldn't have otherwise. How Gwynnie Bee works: You simply select your membership plan (from 1 to 10 garments out at a time), fill your virtual closet, and they start sending you items! You wear them, throw them back in a pre-paid Continue Reading

Workin’ it Out (Video)

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I've started about 5 different posts this week and haven't been able to get them all finished to post! So tonight I'm just sharing a quick video from this week at the gym. I am really lucky to have a place to train with awesome trainers and other members. These are group training classes, but the trainers will modify anything as needed and make sure you're doing everything properly. They're just all around great people who are focused on overall Continue Reading

Searching for Zen: Managing Stress

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This is my second post in with the Kohl's #MakeYourMove initiative. View my previous #MakeYourMove posts here, and follow the movement on social media using #MakeYourMove. Health is made up of four main components, fitness, healthy eating, sleep, and stress management. For as much is made about the importance on fitness and healthy eating, sleep and stress seem to be neglected in the discussion. Growing up, I was always tightly wound. I Continue Reading