Fandom, Fat Fitness, Travel

Forty Fat And Fabulous Runs Disney!

Three years ago when I started training and participating in 5K races, I had one ultimate goal in mind. I mean yes, I wanted to take better care of myself, and do something no one thought I could, and blah, blah, blah. But seriously... what I REALLY wanted to do was participate in a runDisney… Continue reading Forty Fat And Fabulous Runs Disney!

Fandom, Travel

Mouse Ears… My Favorite Souvenirs

Princess 5K week has finally arrived. I am packing my bags and I’m ready to head to Orlando. Hooray! My friends and I have been waiting for this week for almost a year. We have trained, found the perfect race gear, and planned all of our adventures for the weekend. Keep an eye out for… Continue reading Mouse Ears… My Favorite Souvenirs

Other Stuff

Wisdom From My Grandparents (And Why Saving Old School Papers Can Be Important)

** This is a story I published in April 2012, shortly after my Grammy died from a battle with lung cancer. At that time, I was preparing to take my students to sing in New York City. As we prepare for that trip again, she is in the forefront of my heart. How I miss… Continue reading Wisdom From My Grandparents (And Why Saving Old School Papers Can Be Important)

Fashion, Other Stuff

Trying New Stuff: Period Panties

Warning: This post contains material that can be uncomfortable for some readers. Periods. Panties. Reality. Reader discretion is advised. (Rolls eyes and continues to type.) If you stick with me, I have a referral discount at the end. I am a girl. I have a period. In fact, I have been having a period every… Continue reading Trying New Stuff: Period Panties


For The Love Of Brooches

A great outfit can be taken to another level by adding great accessories. Just a little something extra that adds a touch of whimsy or bling can change a look completely. Perhaps a fabulous bracelet, a unique pair of earrings, or a statement necklace are your thing. While I love ALL of those items, I… Continue reading For The Love Of Brooches

Other Stuff

Body Positive Book Review: There’s Something About Sweetie

One of my favorite parts of my day is having lunch in the school library. Not only do I get to catch up with one of my closest friends, who happens to be the librarian, but I get to be surrounded by hundreds of wonderful stories. I love that I can take first dibs on… Continue reading Body Positive Book Review: There’s Something About Sweetie