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  • All Hail The Queen

    in Lifestyle

    I Wish I was a Beauty Queen

    Sarah Cummings

    I spent too much time wishing I would be someone I'm not
    I wish I had smaller thighs
    I wish I had prettier eyes
    I wish I had cuter toes
    I wish I had a better nose
    I wish I had fuller lips
    I wish I had smaller hips
    I wish my stomach was flatter
    I wish all this didn't matter
    All this wishing
    And compliment fishing
    Does nothing to change my soul
    I'm just trying to fill a hole
    A hole created by this warped definition of beauty
    But I'm unique
    I'm no longer weak
    No longer wanting to change
    all because
    told me they swear
    Fall under this 'category' of beauty
    But I am here to prove them wrong
    And show that I am strong
    And show I belong
    And she
    And we
    All belong
    in this 'category'
    of  Beauty
    no longer warped
    no longer having to be worked
    to be given the title
    Of a Beauty Queen

  • Hey Fat Girl! How Do You Have So Much Confidence?

    in Lifestyle

    From Blogger Chrystal Bougon

    How does someone as fat as you have so much confidence? Where do you get your great self-esteem?

    I have gotten this question a lot in my lifetime. I have been fat since the third grade and I am 47 now. So that is a lot of years in a fat body.  Now I own a plus-size lingerie boutique and the topic of confidence and self-esteem in a fat body comes up at our boutique pretty much seven days a week. Every single day, without fail, this topic comes up. "Chrystal, how can I become confident in my fat body? What is the trick?"

    So this does beg the question: Where do we get our self-esteem? How does a fat woman get to be so confident? Where did I get my own self-esteem? I have been asking myself and my community that very question a lot recently. Personally, I feel like my family and the way I was brought up gave me a good base. Unconditional love can do that for a person. I was blessed to have family who did not shame me because of my body.

    This is going to sound trite, but stick with me. When I was a kid I was a voracious reader. Any magazine, book, newsletter that crossed my path I read. I read a ridiculous article in Cosmopolitan once about how women should find one thing about their body that they liked and focus on that. (It was next to an article about how to measure if your boobs are droopy by trying to hold a pencil underneath them. You have to love Cosmo in the '80s. I was 14.) But, internally, I started that discipline when I was about 14. I would focus on things like "wow, I have really cute toes." Yes, at 14. "I love how my skin gets so tan in the sun." "My green eyes are really pretty," I would repeat to myself.


  • Hey Fat Girl! How do you have so much confidence?

    in Lifestyle

    True confidence leaves no room for jealousy when you know you're great you have no need to hate....

  • Can I Get A Like! Being Someone You're Not

    in Lifestyle

    Acceptance a poem by Barbara Dixion

    Dear self,
    This is who I am
    This is all I've got
    These are my mistakes
    And everything I'm not
    I'm not asking for your love
    I want you to accepct me
    LEt go of these chains
    Set me free
    Yes I mess up
    And I'm nowhere near perfect
    But are the brusises and scars
    Really worth it
    Maybe I'm just a kid
    Who grew up way too fast
    And I'm tryna make a future
    But i'm stuck in the past
    And you look so skinny
    But You feel fat inside
    You eat to cure
    The emotions that have died
    And you're dying to be loved
    Cause you don't even love you
    And you're sitting in pain
    Don't know what to do
    you look and smile in the mirrior
    But the smile looks fake
    And looking at yourself
    Was another mistake
    You hate yourself
    And you wish you were pretty
    And so you wallow
    In your self pity
    You're hoping to be accepcted
    Cause you're so misunderstood
    You'd change your life in a second
    If only you could
    Feel less worthless
    And gain some self esteem
    Maybe things wouldn't be
    As bad as they seem
    So you're writing yourself
    This letter
    In hopes that
    You'll get better
    Maybe one day you'll see
    That you're a shooting star
    You'll see that you've come
    So very far
    And accepct yourself
    For who you are

    Barbara Dixion

  • 01:06

    Cougar On The Prowl... 40 Is The New 20

    in Lifestyle

    A Cougar: An "older," experienced woman who happens to find herself in a sexual relationship (committed or not) with a younger man. She is not necessarily a slut, nor is she desperate. She offers sexual expertise and is open to new experiences. She simply wants to have fun. Though older, she may actually look younger than her "hook-up." She is attractive, confident, and just wants to have fun. She will not attempt to trap her mate into marriage, children or even an exclusive relationship. She is not interested in drama or games, as that would interfere with the pleasure she enjoys.

    She's A Cougar.... By Eugene Carmen

    She is a predator at night and a proper lady in the day Young men, the younger the better but in their early 30's is okay She has money, but wants to own several men They can't satisfy her cravings, but do the best they can She knows their weaknesses, like Superman and Lex Luthor She is a well known species, she is a Cougar Her men better be in shape, she likes the hunks Buys them drinks to get them drunk She looks good for her ripe age But without the makeup, she could be put in a cage She wears the Minks, not some on sale Kmart fur She lives next door, watch out for the huntress in the local cougar ....


  • 01:16

    There Is No Love, Without Trust

    in Lifestyle

    As We Dance


    In the sky less stars tonight But who needs shards of light when the sparkle in your heart ignites fire in the alley of my mind. I close my eyes, just to feel me swinging in your arms I trust to fall knowing you will hug me tightly as we dance Under a sky void of light, my sweet Psyche, my soul I keep your world upright. The darkness now bright, truth streaming from deep behind those wonton eyes. My heart has been ignited by the comfort of your mind as we dance.....

    Trust Me, Love me

    by Unknown

    I cry for you, I cry right now
    I wonder why, I wonder how
    You've hurt my feelings
    You've broke my heart
    I hate it when we're always apart.

    I love you, but do you love me?
    Is our love fake or meant to be?
    We hug, we hold hands, but that's all we can do, I wish I can do more, but that's all up to you.

    Why can't you trust or believe in me? You think I cheat, is that what you see?

    I would never hurt or break up with you, at least that's what I think, do you think that way too?

    When I'm with you I'm as happy as can be, I think about you all night, do you think about me?

    I think you're funny and also very strong, some times I feel like nothing can go wrong.

    Do you even know my feelings for you? I wish I can express my love that's been true.

    I'll never forget the time we've spend, some times I wish that it'll never end.

    Just give me a hug or even a kiss, I hope it's something that I'll never ever miss.

    Forget what people say or might even do, you should always remember that I'll always love you!!


  • 00:56

    Reclaim Your Health: From Sickness to Vitality

    in Self Help

    Join us for Reclaim Your Health as we welcome coach Cathy Achino. She will share how we can go from sickness to vitality and about being your own health advocate.

    Cathy Achino of Courage to Lead is a certified life, leadership and advocacy coach.  She works with individuals who want to preserve or restore their well-being by exploring alternative care or want guidance to confidently navigate the medical system to improve their health.  She also helps business owners overcome challenges such as organization, communication or time management so their business thrives.  Cathy offers both coaching and consulting and can be reached at cathy@courtolead.com or www.courtolead.com.

    About The Hosts:

    Rachel Haviland, Ph.D. blends 19 years in scientific research with cutting-edge marketing techniques to bring a unique perspective to medical marketing. An experienced writer, trainer and speaker with an entrepreneurial mindset, she combines innovative marketing solutions with extensive healthcare knowledge to create campaigns that produce results.

    Genevieve Kohn shows women how to reclaim their health through healthy diet, gentle exercise and energy healing so they can have a life they love! She also helps wellness companies and small businesses grow by establishing their presence on social media. Get your free gift at bit.ly/wellsource4me .

  • 01:28

    What About Your Friend

    in Lifestyle

    My Bs Friend is also my Through Thick and Thin....

    My Special Friend

    by Joe Leblanc

    Your cheerful smile
    Your caressing hand
    It's the really simple things
    That make your life look so grand

    You're a special woman
    It's in your eyes
    I see the truth
    There is no disguise

    It's your spirit
    Maybe your soul
    But my life without you
    Would feel painfully old

    You've been a true friend
    I hope you stay
    I would be so very empty
    If you ever went away

    I Love my friends... Do you?

    Omega Auntie Mothersill

    Selena Song

    Swan (Regina William-Mclean)

    Curves In 3D Radio

    MPAC My Pretty Auntie Closet

    Ms. Central Florida Plus America 2015

    EnhanceU Coach

  • Wellness, Wholeness & Wisdom: Psychologist Parthenia Izzard CNHP & Russ Whitney

    in Motivation

    Tonight, 10/13/2015, Host, Psychologist & Certified Natural Healthcare Practitioner Parthenia Izzard, talks with, Russ Whitney, author of, Inner Voice. Unlock your purpose, and passion. Sign-up For Our Newsletter.  Wellness help now! Blood Type specific supplements!

    We present a new guest each week live on Tuesdays who is a representative from the world of alternative medicine therapies [nutrition, meditation, yoga, energy medicine, acupressure, iridology], related products [organic teas, supplements, technology], and issues [aging, lifestyle changes, relationships, healthcare]. They will share their expertise and wisdom. On Wednesday and Thursday we rebroadcast special programs and have open discussions on hot topics. We want to lead you to a healthier way of life physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Visit my BLOG.

  • 01:00

    Profile:Wes Ball/Director/The Maze Runner/Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

    in Movies

    Raised in the small Florida town of Lake Como, Wes stayed local in attending Florida State University where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in film production. It is here that Wes first gained attention for his first animated student film, A WORK IN PROGRESS. That film was honored with a Student Academy Award by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Fine Arts. Off of the success of A WORK IN PROGRESS, Wes sold his first feature film idea, THE TREEHOUSE, to Warner Brothers Pictures. Shortly after laying the foundation for the independent animation company, Wes found himself working alongside Tom Hanks on the IMAX-3D documentary MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION, where he was the Pre-Viz Animation Supervisor. In addition to this critically acclaimed project, Wes and his team have designed title sequences, created CG-animation and visual effects for such companies as Playtone, The Walt Disney Company, Universal Pictures, and Spike TV, among others. Wes' life changed greatly in March of 2012 with his digital release of the 3-D short film RUIN. The short was only a tiny glimpse at a larger story, but garnered over 5 million hits hits in its initial run online. The film catapulted Wes into the conversations of young directors to watch. Two months later, the feature version of RUIN sold to Fox Studios in a pre-emptive bid. That same week, the studio began talks for him to direct his first feature film, THE MAZE RUNNER, based on the best-selling YA novel by James Dashner. Wes went on to make his directorial debut with Fox on the film. THE MAZE RUNNER hit theaters in September 2014 and was a massive success, making ten times its budget at the box office. Wes just finished the sequel, THE SCORCH TRIALS, which will be released on September 18th this year. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:43

    Hung Jury.... Would you date a Transsexual?

    in Lifestyle


    Lenore Lux

    Feb 5

    What is Transgender?

    I think sometimes, about what it means to be transgender. I probe and probe for answers, because as the possibility for a new age of enlightenment and safety increases, the others want to know. I’ve come up with many answers, but I can hold to none. I don’t deserve to paint the definition of a culture with the limited experiences I’ve had. I don’t see myself in the transgender identified people allowed on television. I don’t see myself in the transgender identified people making news feeds and giving high profile interviews. And as my nation’s exposure to our culture increases, likely will their curiosity. Am I transgender? Do I have the right? I’ve heard doctors, psychiatrists, may refuse transgender patients access to hormone therapy based on how dedicated or convincing their portrayal of their identified gender. If you want to be a man or woman, you’ll have to look like the women and men on TV. If you want to be transgender, you’ll have to look like the trans identified people on TV. Every single one of us who has an active role as either participant or observer in our society is prey to the crisis of validity. Am I pretty enough? Am I strong enough? Am I brave enough? Mom enough? Dad enough? Competitive enough? Successful enough? Rich enough? Sexy enough? Pious enough? It never ends. We’re, as a nation of people, being crushed and compartmentalized by this ever present lens, looming over us, exploiting our weaknesses and fears so it may grow wider, and support itself as it follows us, seemingly forever into the future.