You Got Rossed A plus-size gal writing about fitness, body image, and more while providing technical insight and social media expertise.

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Being Muslim

Recently a group of friends and I had the privilege of visiting the Hoover Crescent Islamic Center to break the Ramadan fast with them. Not knowing what to expect and only hearing horror stories in...

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“Have You Tried Restarting?”

Working in computers for the last two decades, I know this question all too well. It’s the first one we’re taught to ask a user any time they are having an issue with their...

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These hands are not my own

It’s an odd and scary thing…getting older. Seeing the changes in your body – some subtle, some drastic. One day I’m looking at the smooth, unblemished hands of a 20-year-old and the next I’m...

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Screw Mother’s Day

Yes, I know that’s going to make a lot of people angry. So be it. You’ll get over it. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE most mothers. I have had strong, amazing mother...

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Where I’m From

Thank you to Javacia for the writing prompt in her blog post today. Here is my poem: Where I’m From I am first from my mother I am from blank space and lost time...

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Stephanie Naman

Have you ever met that girl next door who juggles a million things so effortlessly you never even know what all she’s got going on? From your peripheral view it looks like her life...

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Mia Ransom Parnell

Have you ever met someone who could just do it ALL? That’s Mia! Besides being a fantastic mother, surviving cancer TWICE, running half marathons and trail running, working two jobs and volunteering every weekend,...

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Jessica Furniss

Today’s #WCW honoree is none other than Spiffy Eats herself, Jessica Furniss. I met Jessica through her lovely boyfriend, Tony, a few years ago when she moved to Alabama from South Carolina and instantly fell in love...

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Sasha Johns

For April, I’ve decided to highlight a few of my favorite ladies in a Woman Crush Wednesday (#WCW) series. I’m hoping to maybe introduce you to a new face or two during the month....