Diet, health and fitness tips for average women. Site created and maintained by Ann Chihak Poff.

Posts Tagged ‘confidence’

Before … after … and now

For about the┬ápast year to year and a half I have been the healthiest I have ever been. Not the smallest or thinnest, but the healthiest. I turn 42 in one month and I feel amazing. And I think I look pretty good, too. I know that’s not what it is all about. It’s about […]


My ice breaker

  I recently wrote about Toastmasters and how I had taken on my first major role in a meeting as the General Evaluator. Yesterday I took on another major role: The Ice Breaker. The Ice Breaker is the first prepared talk to “break the ice.” It’s supposed to be the easiest because it is about […]


Why is there such a need to define size?

Recently a plus-size model was featured on the front of People magazine with the quote: “I’m proud of my size.” Robyn Lawley is 6’2″ and is a Size 12. Wikipedia features Robyn in a photo and mentions her throughout the plus-size model article. Also mentioned is: Synonymous and interchangeable with plus-size model is “full-figured model,” […]