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Plus Size OOTD: 70s (Fashion) Stole My Heart

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I sincerely apologize for the delay of this post. I had intended on posting it last Friday, but ended up in the Emergency Room all night. I am thankfully feeling a bit better but unfortunately, my health issues won't be going away anytime soon. In the mean time, I am actively working on myself and my communication skills. If you're curious, check out my recent Instagram post for more insight. Basically, I have been confronting issues head on instead of avoiding them (as I usually do). I didn't want to scrap this post, just because life has decided to place a roadblock in front of me! Plus, I really love this outfit and wanted to share it with you!


Fashion is a political statement; it has been for years and it continues to serve this purpose today! Fashion and style do not only serve as a form of self-expression, but also have historically done quite the job distinguishing certain groups from one another (i.e. often demonstrating classism, sexism, racism, etc). As a woman …

What I Wore to the Gym: Plus Size Activewear (Week 4)

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It seems like just yesterday that I was posting about fitness and fashion (because it was). I guess that means I am getting better at this consistency thing! If you missed it, yesterday I shared a look that will be included in this week's "Activewear Recap". It was a head-to-toe (well, ankle) Torrid look that I felt really needed to take its place in the spotlight. If you missed it, check it out here because it's an extremely in-depth review of a beautiful co-ord set. As I have mentioned on social media, I recently picked up quite a few new pieces of activewear and footwear. I purchased three pairs of Nike runners recently for $100 total (I'm such a bargain shopper).

If this is your first time reading one of these posts (by me), I must inform you of the following: I exercise multiple times per week to build strength, endurance and honestly, a routine. This is absolutely not a weight-loss thing. If you are interested in understanding a bit more about the "wh…

Torrid's Celestial Goddess: Plus Size Activwear

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Lately, my social media has been somewhat dominated by fitness and activewear. However, I wouldn't want my blog to reflect something different than my reality, so it is what it is! Let's face it, fitness has become a huge part of my life since my Spinal Cord Injury. I am constantly at the gym or doing something active, so naturally I wear a lot of spandex. Since deciding to recap and publicize my weeks' workout gear, I have felt that I needed more options to chose from. Lately, I feel that activewear is the only thing I can justify purchasing, because I do wear it so often. A couple weeks ago, I picked up a few new pieces (including this long-coveted set) and I can't wait to share them all.
Last week, Torrid posted this picture on their Instagram account. After this was posted, I had several friends and family members text asking if it was me (including my own mother!). Sadly it was not; oh, how I wish to be featured on Torrid's Instagram! However, this inspired m…

What I Wore to the Gym: Plus Size Activewear (Week 3)

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I'm baaaaaack and I'm working as hard as I can to keep this series consistent. However, the recent Easter Holidays and my mini-travel staycation has put me behind schedule a little bit. I am honestly more excited for next week's activewear recap as I have picked up a few new items that are shoppable and current, over the past week! Still, here is a roundup of last week's activewear choices, by day and exercise. As this concept develops, I hope to bring new elements for you to enjoy! Would you be interested in a more detailed description of my gym activities??? 
If this is your first time reading one of these posts (by me), I must inform you of the following: I exercise multiple times per week to build strength, endurance and honestly, a routine. This is absolutely not a weight-loss thing. If you are interested in understanding a bit more about the "why" - please direct yourself to my YouTube video. In this video, I discuss how I almost became paralyzed and h…