There is an abundance of outdoor goodness in Hawaii. I currently live on the island of Oahu, known for the city of Honolulu, the tourist attraction called Waikiki and the epic surf waves of the North Shore. On this island you can experience the chaotic event that is Honolulu traffic and 30 minutes later you can be at the most serene removed shore. As a lover of all things health, nature, exercise and beach related I have thrived here in Hawaii. I have learned what makes me feel good, challenged and healthy on this tiny island. I’ll be sharing it all with you.
1. Grammar I have a confession to make. I don't remember any of the grammar rules I learned in school. It's embarrassing, it stresses me out and apparently when your grammar is bad your ex will DM (direct message) you on Facebook to correct it. I have mild but active dyslexia. I spell words wrong. … Continue reading 3 Reasons I didn’t start writing until now
R.I.P. sixteen year old self I thought was fat. I am trying to unlearn the word FAT and stop using it to bring myself down for eating delicious, often sweet, filling and processed foods. I happen to be insecure about my body. I struggle to find others that look like mine and labeling myself curvy … Continue reading Chichos: the spanish term for love handles
I honestly have no idea the make-up and break-down of my ethnic bits and pieces but I do know the serious dark brown taino eyes of my grand-aunt matching her straight jet-black hair and smooth brown skin. I identify with my dad’s curly locks, big lips and swinging hips. I adore my mom's pale skin and exceptional spanglish skills.
I often feel reduced by current events. The death of a young person, the recent bombing of a neighborhood I spent much time in and the presidential campaign, for example. A year ago, I probably would have tried to convince you that you should care as much as I did. This past year, not so … Continue reading The Feelings I Wear
I would like to publicly declare myself unmuted, as of today, right now, as you read this. It has been a little over a year since I've shared an opinion, emotion or thought on any social media platform. Why you might ask?