Will Power

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Willpower isn’t a trait, it is a choice. It can be broken down by hardships and trials or you can chose to use these moments to strengthened it. Like steel placed in the flame and repeatedly pounded. Willpower is forged in the moments where you feel the weakest, when you fear the next storm may put out the fragile flame … Read More

I just need to be unfiltered and real.

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I am a work in progress not just physically but emotionally, I don’t think it is beneficial to dwell on ones flaws, I do think it is appropriate to be honest with ourselves. These last few weeks have not been easy for me. My mind has been a drift in the murky waters of negative self talk, criticism and self-doubt. … Read More

When your thighs touch, the struggle is real.

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I think it is fair to say that the hot and humid Virginia summers and chubby thighs don’t mix! In an effort to combat the Level 10 chafe, that was ruining my summer, I discovered baby powder. You see, baby powder can be a real life saver for anyone with thighs that touch! But there are rules for this life hack. 1. Never … Read More

I Want to Know the Real Unfiltered You

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Challenged by small talk, a barrier to depth, a diversion from what is real. I want to hear your truth, don’t sugar coat it. No matter how blunt or raw, I want to hear your thoughts. I want to know the real unfiltered you, so that I can appreciated you for all that you really are. I am not interested … Read More

The Aftermath of domestic violence

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I can’t even look at you.There is nothing left of the man I once knew. I held on so long, it was illogical. Fingertips clinging to the cracks in our foundation. Not willing to let go unable to fail. I made a promise for better or for worse. But that promise was my burden to bear, not hers. I knew … Read More

Life after domestic violence; learning to trust again.

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Vulnerability a weakness I simply can not risk. I consider myself to be a strong woman, I make no time for self-pity. So long I spent with painful secrets, refusing to be defined by what had happened. I worked so hard to file each struggle away, tightly sealed and stuffed away in the dark and dusty space of my mind. … Read More

Turning down a sponsor and defining why I write.

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I apologies, I am remiss in keeping up with you. Life has been busy And I have had allot of reflecting to do and decisions to be made, on top of my normal mommy, wife and grad student duties. Many of you have been asking for an update on the status of the blog becoming sponsored. When I started this … Read More