Happy 4th! (with photos!)

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Hi friends - I hope you're having a great 4th of July! I've had a few days where I sat down to blog and just went "hmmmmm." You know when you have things to say but just don't quite know how to say them? That's me right now. I'm still dealing with some imbalance like I wrote about last week. In February, I left the corporate world to start my own business and I'm dealing with a bit of a client transition at the moment, so I'm just working through Continue Reading

ASOS Curve Sale

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ASOS is having a 4th of July sale, so I popped over and started drooling at all the fun things. They sell US 14-22 through their CURVE line, and also have great accessories and jewelry. I really wish they went up to at least a 24. Right now they also have free shipping AND free return shipping. Here are my top sale picks: 1. Biker Jacket: $54.68 2. Floaty Midi Skirt: $40.60 (Also in Green for $29) 3. Aztec Print Skirt with Pom Poms: $29 4. Continue Reading

My June Birchbox

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I was going through my phone photos and realized I hadn't posted this one about my June Birchbox. Oribe Shampoo and Conditioner for color treated hair Dr. Jart+ Premium Body Balm SPF45+ (aka bb Cream) the balm cosmetics Stainiac Band-Aid Bandages by Cynthia Rowley Joya Âmes Sœurs Parfum - A Scent of Soulmates Melvita Floral Water My favorite products by far are the bb Cream and the Stainiac. The bb Cream is slightly thicker and much less Continue Reading

Gym-timidation

There have been stories in the news the past couple weeks about gyms who are restricting membership to overweight people, with the main argument being that it will make the gym a less intimidating place than when it is full of a bunch of thin people. I'm generalizing it, so if you want to go read more, here's one of the articles about the topic. This is a topic I wrote about on the ENELL blog this week where I gave tips on how to overcome Continue Reading

Balancing Reactions

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Yesterday was kind of rough for me emotionally. It ended up in a vague tweet: [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/skinnyemmie/status/218099240939950080"] It's no secret that I've been feeling quite good about myself and my body. I felt simultaneously at-peace and motivated. Since no one in this world is perfectly balanced all the time (and if you say you are then I'm calling you a liar!), I'm sure you'll know this feeling: as soon as Continue Reading