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Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 2W ago

8th Annual Lovely Rita Fundraiser

The Milli Vanilli of Pole returned with an original piece for Twirly Girls' 8th Annual Lovely Rita Fundraiser to benefit the National Kidney Foundation. Enjoy!
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 1M ago

Psoriasis and Gluten

I was diagnosed with psoriasis when I was around 12 years old.  I remember being given a list of foods I shouldn't eat -- essentially it was anything gluten or sugar filled.  Anything delici...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 1M ago

Healing Viking Warrior: Four Months Post-Op

Well, here we are...surgery is four months behind me and I am completely back to all of my activities.  You can read my two month update HERE. So what does that mean?  I'm back to all yoga c...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 2M ago

Stelara Re-Match

Everything in my life seems to run in cycles.  Currently, I'm about to re-visit my relationship with Stelara.  Stelara is a treatment for psoriasis (it is an immuno-suppressant).  Psoriasis ...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 2M ago

My 13th New-Birthday

On this date (St. Patrick's Day), 13 years ago, I was under a shit ton of anesthesia, having my insides completely rearranged -- all to be skinny.  Unlucky number 13.  The number 13 has such...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 2M ago

Artista Apparel: Who's That Girl?!

I have proudly joined Artista Apparel (formerly Artista Active Wear) as an ambassador again this year.  Please check out my bio on their site!https://artistaapparel.com/blogs/brand-ambassado...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 3M ago

My New Addiction

A few months back, I had a conversation with a therapist who is well-versed in weight loss surgery and the issues that come along with using food as your coping mechanism.  I was slightly fr...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 3M ago

Healing Viking Warrior: Two Months Post-Op

I am officially two months post-op from my breast reduction/lift (it is a little more complicated than that...you can read about it HERE.)This week, I returned to lunchtime yoga.  It was a f...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 4M ago

The Underwater Photoshoot in Vegas...

I have received the photos from my Las Vegas underwater shoot with Brett Stanley, The Underwater Photographer. Brett was incredibly patient during the shoot.  The nose plug didn't fit proper...
Confessions of a Twirly Girl · 5M ago

Recovery...

As most of you know, I had gastric bypass almost 13 years ago.  I initially lost 165 pounds (and have maintained a little over 110 pounds of that weight loss).  In 2006, I had three rounds o...