Gasp! Call the FBI! You’re not allowed to have only 70 followers if you have thousands of posts!

This has been bugging me for a long time, so I decided to write about it. It’s not the 6,000:70 post/follower ratio that pisses me off. …


The creepy man towered over me. What he didn’t know was that I felt 10 feet tall.

I remember it pretty vividly though it was many years ago. I had just completed shopping at a grocery store and was carrying one or two plastic bags with straight arms at my sides as I was walking to my car.

It was broad daylight, and other people were present…


BODY POSITIVE

Shocker: A personal trainer actually CAN care about a plus-size client!

I read yet another article by a self-admitted “fat woman” shaming the professions of personal training and the wellness and healthcare industries in general. …


Intuitive eating is a crock.

When the latest diet-related approach is given a spiffy name, it really catches on. That’s what happened with “intuitive eating.” People hear this term and think it’s something revolutionary. But it’s actually junk food-overeating disguised as a health term.

If intuitive eating works for improved…


RACISM

Ever notice that the black young woman or black little girl…

Colorism isn’t new. But the word for this concept is: colorism. It refers to the selection of light-skinned blacks, particularly young females, for leading roles in film, TV commercials and modeling jobs. I’ve seen it in TV commercials for years and years.

One time my parents and I were watching…


BODY IMAGE

Two pounds of makeup is okay, but heaven forbid if you use Facetune or Selfie City?

Why has the use of digital filters such as Facetune, when posting one’s face on Instagram or for a profile, come under so much fire the past few years? Critics will think nothing of using chemical filters — that is, makeup.

They’ll also think nothing of putting a burning hot…


My brain processes most peoples’ laughter to be an ear-sore.

Just because many peoples’ laughter bothers me, and I rarely laugh myself, doesn’t mean that I can’t find something funny. Among my all-time favorite TV shows are classic sitcoms that I find hilarious such as “All in the Family,” “Cheers,”…


Can feeling shamed and unworthy really damage your body more than the actual obesity?

It’s being said with increasing frequency: “The anti-fat bias and discrimination that we feel cause way more harm to our health than does being overweight.” This is a very loaded assertion that deserves some investigation.

“Over the years I’ve seen an awful lot of obese people become ill and die…


Can someone in a vegetative state have an OBE? What’s it like for them?

An OBE or out-of-body experience is also known as astral projection. …


A 13-year-old ninth-grader was smarter than her older classmates.

I was a year younger than most of my classmates beginning in first grade when I was five. …

Lorrae G.

Content creator/owner of a health/wellness website who retired early on its passive income. Love lifting heavy weights; former cert. pers. trainer. Conservative

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