I Am A WOMAN

I am a woman. I bleed onto this earth with devotion. I show my roots to the world with courage. For I am not ashamed of my body, Only frustrated that it’s not fully mine. They say I have rights, Yet their actions say otherwise. Still, I walk with determination, Dodging the words of men,…

The 2016 Election

This morning I woke up to find out that the country I live in elected a horrible man into office. I cried this morning because I felt like my country let me down. I casted my vote earlier the day before, I left the polls feeling energized. Little did I know, hours later into the…

The Weight Loss Issue

Weight loss stories are used in the fitness and health industries to draw the consumer in, displaying the body in a transformational state. This contributes to the social construction of living up to the ideal standards of beauty. The before and after images of the weight loss transition are one of the most concerning factors,…