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Come on In, 2017!

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This past year was full of ups, down, tears, laughter, frustration, and miracles! I am still amazed that  I got engaged, married, and pregnant naturally despite what doctors were telling me for the past few years due to my PCOS diagnosis.  I am really humbled when I think about how God has answered my prayers even during the times when I like He wasn’t hearing me.

I am wishing the very best 2017 for all you.  Thank you for all of your support of Simplistic Chic through the years and for going on this journey with me!

Never give up on your dreams and never stop believing that God can take you through whatever you are facing.


PCOS, Preggo

Morning Sickness Chronicles

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My everyday reminder to myself these days : Lord, for this child I prayed.

Let me just say, I am so grateful to have gotten pregnant naturally despite what doctors have said and to have a healthy pregnancy so far at age 36.  No charting, no temperature-taking, ovulation predictor kits, and no fertility meds.  Thank you , Lord!

This morning sickness (or afternoon and night sickness, in my case) though has really thrown me for a loop. I do not want to complain by any means, a sista just needs some relief!READ MORE


Fit Life, PCOS

Happy Holidays + Great Life Updates

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Hey loves! Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy Hanukkah!  Whatever you celebrate I hope that each one of you are finding a way to be thankful, find peace, and realize how important you are.  No matter what you may be going through, know that this WILL pass and there is so much more for you on the other side of any curveball that life throws at you.  I promise!

I’ve been ghost for a minute but, for a few great reasons.
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Fit Life

Lay It All Out On the Field

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This past Sunday was my church’s 2nd Annual Women’s Field day and it was so much fun!  Even though two days later I feel like I’ve been caned,  the healthy competition, teamwork and workout made for a great time.

My team was called, “TuTu cute but, ready for war” or Tutu Cute for short.  We would gain points based on our uniforms so, we had to have something nice yet original.  Our colors were berry pink, black, with a hint of camoflauge.  We wore tutus that we made ourselves from tulle and ribbon, and had berry-colored t-shirts made with the team name on the front.

Events

There were team events and individual events which included:

  • An obstacle course
  • A relay race
  • A hula-hoop match (I surprised myself by hula-hooping for 2 minutes straight!)
  • Bean bag toss
  • Softball throw
  • 100 yard dash
  • Over, under

I competed in all except for the bean bag toss and softball throw.  I felt really good at the time but, every inch of my body is extremely sore even now!  I have a slight competitive edge so, I know I pushed myself to do more than I would normally.

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