Your Body Is A Forest

Spoiler Alert: If you have yet to read Jessica Knoll's The Luckiest Girl Alive, I would put this post on the back burner before I spill the beans for you. Give it a read first. I will be here when you return. I picked up Jessica Knoll's The Luckiest Girl Alive last month for book club. It was suggested as …

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Running: A How-To On Getting Started

How to get started running: running form, running fuel, training, and running gear

Beginning A Lifestyle Change

Hello gems! Is anyone else having serious cases of "please don't make me go outside..." this summer because it's just so hot? NYC has been experiencing some very warm and sunny 90 degree (and above!) weather which in turn has made me realize just how bad I need summer clothes and actually, clothes in general. Can I tell …

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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 …

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I am Recovery.

re·cov·er·y /rəˈkəv(ə)rē/ noun 1. a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. 2. the action or process of regaining possession or control of something stolen or lost. Walking down Madison Avenue, the heat of the sun reddening my cheeks, I will myself away from the usual safe havens: Whole Foods, Dough, Doughnut Plant, Levain …

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