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Give ’em hell, Rocky!

I was still at birth. No breathing. No heartbeat. No life inside of me. Yet, I fought and I won. Bruised and beaten, but alive and I fought to make it home. I was so bruised that my Dad nicknamed me “Rocky,” because he said I looked like I just stepped out of the ring.
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The Evolution of a Woman’s Thoughts

Let me first preface this by saying, when I’m in the bathroom it has to be fast (meaning I ain’t got no time for quiet let alone selfies) because well…kids. But this morning I woke up early and the entire house is quiet. I walked into the bathroom and felt the need to take a
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Take the Leap

Hi! I’m Angelike, and I’m a recovering perfectionist and professional time-waster. For YEARS, and I’m talking at least a decade, I chased after careers, people (relationships that didn’t serve me), and ideas that would be a temporary fix to a growing and nearly dying, desire. The career fix was one that I would do whatever
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Fall Is A-Humm-us

My husband always pokes fun at me and my goofy jokes. Here’s how much I care… I made the title of this blog a silly play on words. So, for those of you that don’t get my corny play on words, “Fall Is A Humm-us” is a play on Fall Is Among Us! LOL But
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Baklava to the Future

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Famous words spoken by Jamaican orator and entrepreneur, Marcus Garvey. So what do you know about yours? You know, your history. Are you one of those people who reaches for the computer every time they see an
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Playing Big When the World Tells You to Play Small

Numbed out zombies. That’s what I call the status quo. Somewhere along the way, after we hopped off Santa’s lap, we allowed ourselves to be herded like cattle to conform in a society that mistakes titles for accomplishment. We were taught that dreams were something that only happened while we stare at the back of
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Beauty…at the Core

The societal emphasis on outer beauty has women trying to change themselves every day to conform to an image that has been plastered on billboards, TV, movies, magazines and the Internet. And although there is absolutely NOTHING wrong with outward beauty, it is just an empty, barren shell when your character is not in tact. Women
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What Really Gets my Goat…

Nothing gets my goat more than when I hear about trainers prepping women for shows and have them doing cardio twice a day, training 7 days a week, pulling carbs and giving them processed “no sugar” foods and telling them they need to lose “xx” amount of pounds. And what’s worse is they have them
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Dreams

When I was 21, I decided I wanted to pursue a childhood dream of giving martial arts a try. And so at 21, I made a commitment to try some classes. It scared the dickens out of me to do something so challenging and go against those that were practically raised in a taekwondo uniform
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So, Why the Free Workouts?

Many may wonder why I’m giving away my Lady Boss program materials and I want to set the record straight. I want to create awareness. It’s more rewarding for me to watch women RISE up than TONE up (although you will accomplish both). Fitness is WHAT I have done but it’s not WHO I am.
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