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Hangry? Grab a Snickers

Hangry? Grab a Snickers

Hungry?  Grab a Snickers. Well, maybe refrain from grabbing a snickers.  After all, there’s little nutritional benefit in that sugar and fat-filled log. However, if you’re not acting like yourself as a result of hunger, that anger, resentment, and general desire to sucker-punch everything in sight may be warranted (DISCLAIMER: I am NOT condoning violence).

Mental Fitness

Mental Fitness

Physical fitness means nothing without the mental health to match. If you saw my body at the 2016 Miss USA competition, there's no doubt that my body was at its peak. But, allow me to be candid about my mental states in the months leading up to stepping foot on the Miss USA stage.

The Little Lie

The Little Lie

“ There’s this little lie we tell ourselves:  that looks don’t matter.  But what happens when the way you look forces you to confront that every day?  Even if you can get past it, what about the rest of us?”

How Have Pageants Enriched My Life?

How Have Pageants Enriched My Life?

Ever been curious about why women like me compete in pageants? Here's my take on it.