Exercising For Health VS Exercising To Be Skinny


Time and time again as we go through our lives we are told that in order to be healthy you must be skinny. A skinny person equals a healthy person. A fat person equals an unhealthy person. Right? Wrong! You can be skinny and unhealthy and you can be fat and healthy. But that’s notContinue reading “Exercising For Health VS Exercising To Be Skinny”

Does Reading A Book Exercise Your Mind?


Does Reading A Book Exercise Your Mind? Yes. Reading is the ultimate workout for the brain. Why? Because learning new things stimulates your mind. Intelligence depends on one’s ability to learn Reading expands your vocabulary Reading improves your communication skills Reading develops your analytical skills Reading boosts your memory Reading makes it easier for youContinue reading “Does Reading A Book Exercise Your Mind?”

Exercises and Apps That Help Keep Writers Healthy


Last year I went from being constantly active and on my feet as a full time Nanny/Daycare provider to spending most of the day behind a desk writing. It was a HUGE change in activity and boy did my body notice. I’m not talking about gaining weight, though I did (that’s to be expected whenContinue reading “Exercises and Apps That Help Keep Writers Healthy”

How Race and Ethnic Heritage Influence Body Acceptance


Is it easier to be fat depending on what race you are? I’ve wondered about this most of my life. I have friends of pretty much all races and ethnic backgrounds and I noticed from a very young age how certain ethnic backgrounds had less stigma over being fat. Sure, there is always the “youContinue reading “How Race and Ethnic Heritage Influence Body Acceptance”

African American Romance Reads of the Curvy Persuasion


Monday I talked about the difficulties African American Authors face in the romance genre. If you missed it, check it out: Diversity In Romance. Today I want to give some book suggestions of the curvy African American persuasion. I hope you all enjoy them. This was a bigger ordeal then I anticipated. Although, I shouldContinue reading “African American Romance Reads of the Curvy Persuasion”

Diversity in Romance. Does that even exist?


Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In honor of such I wanted to talk about a topic that, though talked about before, does not get nearly enough attention. However, before I get to that, let’s take a moment to learn about and refresh our memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. If you wouldContinue reading “Diversity in Romance. Does that even exist?”

Body Love Mantra’s, Personal Goals & Self Help Books


Every time a new year rolls around, we can’t help but look back at what we did and didn’t accomplish and what we wish we to accomplish in the future. We do this with our work, our hobbies and our personal lives. For the majority of us it seems as though we look back and insteadContinue reading “Body Love Mantra’s, Personal Goals & Self Help Books”

Reading Challenges & One Library App To Rule Them All!


It’s a new year and that means time for a new reading challenge …. or two 😉 I love reading challenges. Not because I finish them and have a sense of accomplishment… Oh no. That would be silly. No, I love taking part in reading challenges because it helps me narrow down my choices. See,Continue reading “Reading Challenges & One Library App To Rule Them All!”

Writing Goals, Desires of Organization and the Devices That Make It Possible


It’s a new year so that means a new list of writing goals. My top 5 Writing Goals for 2015 Finish polishing up Destiny Be Damned Enter into at least 1 writing competition Put feelers out for Literary Agents/Publishers Start writing holiday pieces and short stories Find a paying online writing gig I’ve got someContinue reading “Writing Goals, Desires of Organization and the Devices That Make It Possible”

Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts about The Curvy Life


Welcome to 2015 my curvy plus sized ladies!  2014 was a great year for Musings from a Curvy  Romance Writer and  though #curvylife was a new  feature added towards the end of the year it is  quickly  becoming my favorite and that’s all thanks to you!   Listed below are: My Top 10 Most PopularContinue reading “Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts about The Curvy Life”