Wellness Wednesday – Let’s Talk About Sexual Health, Baby

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“Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it….” – Lets Fall In Love

I love this song originally by Cole Porter, sung by Ella Fitzgerald.  When I was younger I used to giggle over the “do it” part, thinking they were implying sex, not the whole falling in love part.  Now as an adult, I still giggle at the “do it” part.  With all the doing it going on, what about when we are doing it?  We all know the many other phrases associated with “doing it,” but let’s call it what it is – sex.  The good, bad, and the ugly – sex.  We all have sat through sex ed in school, rolled a condom on a banana as practice, and felt somewhat embarrassed by the terms used.  In real life how often are we running around looking for a dental dam?  The reality is, sex happens, and for the most part we are smart about talking to our partners about protection, past partners, STDs, pregnancy and the like.  What about those other times?  We take risks thinking we are invincible, and we won’t be part of another statistic.  This goes for all ages too.  A lot of the times, there is an association of irresponsibility with teenagers, but adults can be just as guilty. 

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Color Block Dress

 

This afternoon, I was in celebration of my friends marriage.   My dress is off the rack from Burlington Coat Factory, and my shoes are Guess.  I bought this a while ago, but it is turning into my go-to for semi formal events.  I love it!

  Don’t let anyone tell you it’s impossible to find stylish clothes that fit a curvy body.  Need help finding great items?  I will gladly help you! 

Money Mondays – Is There a Secret to Saving Money?

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We have all seen or known people who are able to put money away for that rainy day.  They rarely buy anything new, have an old car, don’t really go out, and utilize coupons or savings clubs in an effort to save money.  In our modern times, it is more important than ever to watch when AND how you spend your money.  Rent and mortgages are getting more expensive, child care is through the roof – every necessity is becoming more and more expensive; so how can we actually save money?  Can any of us actually get ahead?

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