I Signed Up For The Long Beach Marathon

I Signed Up For The Long Beach Marathon

#whitneyrunninglongbeach That's the hashtag I'll be using to document my journey to try and run the Long Beach half marathon. If you don't know, that's a total of 13 miles. I can't even run for a total of 13 minutes. This is going to be fun. I chose to walk this race about two years [...]

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The Hot Seat of Singleness

The Hot Seat of Singleness

It happened. That moment where you find yourself at a holiday gathering, centered in the midst of family, with that one, very persistent, slightly bothersome member who is ever so curious on why your still single. Sigh... I wish I could say that I openly shared all the biblical, spiritual and just personal reasons on [...]

What Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty” Could Teach Us About Beauty & Confidence

What Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty” Could Teach Us About Beauty & Confidence

It's amazing what we can accomplish and who we can impress when we have the confidence to do so. What if, one day, the us that we so freely cut down because of unappealing features that we hate and the flaws that we find ever so present becomes an us that we admired, an us [...]

After The Makeup Comes Off

After The Makeup Comes Off

I'll be honest and say that while I sometimes find myself hiding behind the makeup that I enjoy putting on every morning, I do feel more comfortable without it. There is something extremely freeing in knowing that the "me" I am presenting is the "me" without any filters. Without any false narratives that are working [...]

The Thing About Beauty

The Thing About Beauty

We tell ourselves that despite what this world tells us, its what's inside that really matters. If that's the case, then why does the outside cost some of us so much? As a young woman who has fallen prey to the craftiness of the beauty industry, I often find myself spending way more than what [...]