theCURVYcon 2018: What I Wore

Thank you to everyone who supported theCURVYcon this year!

As Co-Founder of theCURVYcon, I am speechless sometimes as I watch it grow.

I mean… Vogue did a story about us, what more can I say? Is this even real life??

The other day someone told me that I shouldn’t be surprised at all the press, attention and support that I’m getting because I work hard and I deserve it. While that may be true, there are many women, especially women of color, who are working hard, yet they don’t get the support they deserve. So, I can’t take it for granted… I’m forever grateful.

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Travel Blog: My First Trip to Martha’s Vineyard

This summer I rented a house on Martha’s Vineyard with my girlfriends. A lot of my friends went to really fancy schools in Boston, so they’ve been going to Martha’s Vineyard since undergrad, but this was my first time.

I had zero expectations coming into the trip, I just knew I would be on a charming island with my friends. In the end the 7 days we spent on the island is my favorite thing I’ve done all summer.

Martha’s Vineyard is nice because some areas feel like the woods and some areas feel like the beach. I really liked being able to tap into both of those vibes each day.

Before I jump into things to do, here are some quick things I learned.

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Body Positive Workout: Aerial Yoga

When I first decided I wanted to try aerial yoga, I had one question– what is the weight limit for aerial yoga?

You already know what I was worried about, I was wondering if aerial yoga for plus size people was even an option. Would the silks hold me up? Would I be able to do aerial poses? Is aerial yoga hard?

If you have similar questions, this post is for you!

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5 Day Motivation Challenge

I don’t know about you, but it can be hard for me to get motivated and it can be even harder for me to STAY motivated!

So, I’m really proud of myself for staying motivated and consistent for this long. I feel a strong love towards myself for making a commitment and sticking to it. I’m also feeling stronger and better after my health scare last year.

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3 Major Adulting Mistakes I Made This Year

As I stood on the corner of 34th street and 7th avenue, I was in a full blown panic. I was too weak to stand on my own, so I leaned against the grimy wall outside New York Penn Station and waited for an ambulance to find me in the middle of Manhattan.

Just a few hours earlier, I was happily dancing at a friends wedding.

A few days before that I was filming my first national segment for the Today Show during New York Fashion Week.

I had no idea that while I was laser focused on supporting my friends and pursuing my passions, my body was quietly falling apart.

Which brings me to the most frustrating adulting mistake I’ve made this year….

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