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Self Confidence is the Best Selfie Filter

Hey family! Today I want to talk to you for a minute about the power of self confidence. As I go through this journey to become more body positive and self-accepting, I’m learning that You really are what you think you are. First, let me provide you with a little back story… A few weeks […] Read more…

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Grain-Free Peanut Butter Blondies

One of the most common misconceptions about clean eating and eating on a Paleo diet, is that you have to sacrifice good desserts. Of course you can attempt making healthier versions of them but they won’t taste the same, right? Wrong! Today I’m going to share with you my most prized, Grain Free Peanut Butter […] Read more…

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Overcoming a “People Pleaser” Mentality

One of the hardest things I struggle with, is saying “No” when I’m asked to do something. I hate the thought of disappointing ANY one. There are people who I, honest to God, can’t stand to be around, but if they ask me to do a task for them, I’ll say yes without even missing […] Read more…

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My Fitness & Weight loss Journey This Far

My weight loss journey first started back in 2005, then 2008, 2010, 2011, so on and so forth. If anyone should be the poster child for yo-yo dieting and commitment issues, it should be me! I’ve always been big and I’ve always been told I needed to lose weight. By the time I graduated high […] Read more…

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Welcome To Unapologetically Christal!

Hi and welcome to Unapologetically Christal, my plus size lifestyle blog! This blog is meant to be my little place on the web to document my weight loss & fitness journey to lose 200 lbs, as well as place to build confidence, body-positivity, and self-love regardless of my size or what other people think about […] Read more…

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Being Stuck in the Past

“You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last.” Nothing is more destructive to a person’s psyche than being stuck in the past, reliving dreadful events. Regardless of if it was a breakup, a poor performance on an exam, a bad day of work, or  whatever, we’ve all been […] Read more…

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What’s In My Bag: College Edition!

As a few of you fine gems may know, ya girl is an official college broad! I honestly didn’t foresee this day actually happening. Sure, I made preparations, registered, and bought a crap load of school supplies, but I’m a flaky person by nature. I have a long list of cancelled lunch dates, shopping trips, […] Read more…

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Bacon, Egg, & Cheese Stuffed Avocados

Lately, I’ve been on an avocado kick, however, Before May of this year, I was an avocado virgin! When I first tried it, I wasn’t too taken with it. Fortunately, thanks to pinterest, I have discovered tons of avocado recipes that have renewed my faith in them. Today I thought I’d share with you my […] Read more…