Does it seem like a radical idea to accept yourself as you are today? I know it’s not that easy. I understand how hard it is to struggle with that negative voice inside your head. The one that tells you you’ll never be good enough, strong enough, confident enough. That you can’t do it. That […]

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May 17, 2023

If hating yourself into change worked, it would have worked by now.

In 2019 I won a photoshoot with a local photographer I admired. At first I was SO excited. I never won things & as a dancer I was bursting with photoshoot possibilities. Then when time came to actually book the shoot I froze. My body image & self worth were in such a low place […]

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January 12, 2023

Take the photos

Yeah, I said it. Having society’s “ideal” body won’t make you instantly happier. You might not believe me until you see it yourself but you won’t be happier when you lose those 10-20 pounds, because it’s not the weight that matters. It’s totally fine if you want to make a change in your body – […]

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November 18, 2022

Having the “trendy” body won’t make you happy

I remember being 4 years old, watching my mom on flexing on stage as a bodybuilding competitor. As I grew up I was always in awe of how strong she was and it was my dream to be as strong as her – to compete in bodybuilding just like her. I did try in 2014-2015, […]

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October 31, 2021

Powerlifting changed me. For the better.

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