Realistic Holiday Health

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We just passed Halloween and now have bags of candy tempting us by saying it’s okay to eat 1 or 10 pieces for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner.  Without missing a beat, I’ve seen close to 20 (so far) images with workout guides and the horrors of gaining weight over the last two months of the year.  The incentive is to lose your holiday weight now and not wait (weight lol) until the New Year to declare your new super awesome fitness goals.  I think it’s a bit presumptuous of anyone to start shoving protein shakes or whatever weight loss thing down anyone’s throat or assume we are all planning to go into a food coma by sitting at the dining table shoveling mashed potatoes in our mouths in a last ditch effort to have one more bite in the name of Thanksgiving or other holiday meals.

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So Awesome!

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I’m so glad this is being printed in a major magazine as Sports Illustrated.  I plan on buying the magazine as a keepsake.  I’m not concerned that she’s not being featured by SI because they could have rejected the ad.  They could have told the company that she is not “attractive” and that she “does not fit their standards” or something similar that a lot of magazines already say when presented with similar material.  The presence of “no” and “you are not good enough” is strong in this industry already – but this time they said yes. 😀

Ashley Graham looks fantastic and is wearing a bikini.  We need more models like her on magazine covers, advertisements, TV, film, and so on.  Beauty comes in many more forms than what is shoved down our throats.  I hope this is the first of many changes!