Being a Fit Woman of Color in 2016

The Prelude. I read Ann Vatow’s recent post in the Daily News where she calls for changes in her NYC neighborhood, Inwood, due to the area being “too noisy.” Having grown up and lived in Washington Heights (right below Inwood) up until this past February, I do not doubt that some nights can be louder than others but let… Continue reading Being a Fit Woman of Color in 2016

The Little Dominican Eats: Magic Fountain Homemade Ice Cream!

For the 4th of July weekend, J and I traveled over to his family’s home in Long Island. I had tons of food, from sausages to lasagna to a burger and two different types of cake. Despite how stuffed I was earlier in the day, I still had room for more dessert. If there is… Continue reading The Little Dominican Eats: Magic Fountain Homemade Ice Cream!

Monday’s Motivation: I Will What I Want

I found Misty Copeland’s commercial for Under Armour over the weekend and it could not have come at a better time. Self-doubt has started to edge its self back in to my mind. I can tell it is fear, my pessimistic self dwelling on all the ways that I could fail. I have always been paralyzed… Continue reading Monday’s Motivation: I Will What I Want