Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

Paralympian: Anybody can become active

I recently had the chance to interview kickass athlete Sarah Reinertsen at a turbocharged Chicago event to announce the First Lady’s new anti-inactivity initiative. Here it is, via espnW.com: Paralympian: Anybody can become active Serena Williams, Gabby Douglas, Sarah Reinertsen, Allyson … Continue reading

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My Tall-Girl Advice to Malia Obama

I was a 22-inch-long, 9-pound, 3-ounce baby. Considering my mom is 5’3” and my dad 5’8″ (on a good day), you can imagine the shock in the delivery room when the OB/GYN pulled out a miniature giraffe. Unlike my big-boned … Continue reading

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12 Celebs who are redefining beautiful

Lady Gaga may dress like the lovechild of Gwen Stefani and Judy Jetson, but her body confidence is decidedly down-to-earth. The music icon owns her look and makes zero apologies for it; her songs encourage young girls and women to … Continue reading

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