The Evolution of Swimsuit Confidence

By |2017-06-14T11:52:39-05:00March 10th, 2014|Body, Fashion, Swim|

So Friday I did my own personal equivalent of the polar bear plunge, and put up the yearly photo of me in a bathing suit, nay.. a bikini, and it's become one of my favorite traditions. It's like a starter gun to my spring/summer self esteem, which needs to top off at a higher level [...]

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Good Morning America

By |2017-06-14T12:10:51-05:00May 6th, 2013|Body, Fashion, Press, Swim|

I told you why I did it, and now you can see it for yourself. Click here for the full article. I said this on Facebook, but I want to say it here as well... I need to take a moment to just say thank you for all the support. It is an absolute honor [...]

Because

By |2017-06-14T13:46:49-05:00March 26th, 2013|Body, Fashion, Press, Swim|

I arrived in Florida to tornadoes, hail, cool temperatures... oh, and an email box full of requests from morning news shows. All because a chubby girl wore a bikini on the internet. I mean, can you even imagine!? So, yesterday we spent the day poolside with the crew of Good Morning America. We talked about [...]

Bikini Mountain

By |2017-06-14T12:12:39-05:00March 18th, 2013|Body, Fashion, Swim|

So, when I started do this whole thing where once a year I put on a bathing suit and go in public, I thought, yes. This feels brave. This feels strong. And it was, until one day it wasn't. It doesn't necessarily feel less strong or less brave, it just feels... normal. Which is amazing. [...]

My 2011 TED Talk

By |2017-06-14T14:29:56-05:00November 20th, 2011|Body, Fashion, Press, Swim|

It's finally here, my 2011 TED Talk. I haven't watched it, because in my head, everything about it felt perfect. It's been almost 4 months, I feel the exact same level of confidence now as I did then.  To this day, it is still the most raw, honest, surreal and life changing moment of my [...]