Name: Angela // Nicknames: Marshy, Ang, Jesus, Kyra // Age: 25 // Height: 5'2" // SW: 135 lbs // CW: 115 lbs // GW: to be happy in my own skin // Bust-Waist-Hip Measurements: 35"-25"-35" // This is a fitspo/personal/random blog // Please enjoy and feel free to ask any questions. // Aspiring to be the best me I can be. // Where melons grow free!

 

Got curious enough to see how much membership for crossfit gyms in the area cost.

Nooooooooooope.

I don’t have the ability to just throw out $100+ every month for a place that doesn’t even have a nice variety of classes or equipment. I’ll take my free gym at work that has a lot of fun classes, a pool, free weights, weight machines, and a whole slew of cardio equipment. Kthxbi.

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5-Year-Old With Autism Paints Stunning Masterpieces 

Autism is a poorly-understood neurological disorder that can impair an individual’s ability to engage in various social interactions. But little 5-year-old Iris Grace in the UK is an excellent example of the unexpected gifts that autism can also grant – her exceptional focus and attention to detail have helped her create incredibly beautiful paintings that many of her fans (and buyers) have likened to Monet’s works.

Little Iris is slowly learning to speak, whereas most children have already begun to speak at least a few words by age 2. Along with speech therapy, her parents gradually introduced her to painting, which is when they discovered her amazing talent.

“We have been encouraging Iris to paint to help with speech therapy, joint attention and turn taking,” her mother, Arabella Carter-Johnson, explains on her website. “Then we realised that she is actually really talented and has an incredible concentration span of around 2 hours each time she paints. Her autism has created a style of painting which I have never seen in a child of her age, she has an understanding of colours and how they interact with each other.”

Much better version of the same subject matter I posted earlier.

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A friend linked me these because he thought they’d be relevant to me, he was extremely correct.  If these pieces of advice aren’t relevant to you, improve yourself until they are.

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A good chunk of Tumblr could benefit from this.

I WAS JUST THINKING TODAY ABOUT HOW TEDDY IS MY FAVORITE PRESIDENT. THIS MEME FURTHER SOLIDIFIES HIS SPOT.

(Source: thelegendofkungjew)

Buying pants because your booty looks good in them ftw

Buying pants because your booty looks good in them ftw

The boyfriend always cooks such delicious food 😍

The boyfriend always cooks such delicious food 😍

I tried something a little different last night…

I noticed that K had left her music on (forgot to turn it off in the morning) which one of her rules is to turn off all her lights and her iPod before going to school. And instead of just immediately punishing her for forgetting one thing, I gave her the opportunity to admit she made a mistake and I wouldn’t take anything away for that night.

Admitting her mistakes has been kind of a big issue for her. She got in big trouble last weekend for not doing what she was asked to do and then proceeded to do it again and I gave her the chance to tell her dad about it and she said she didn’t want me or her to tell him. So I thought this was a good opportunity for her to admit something that she did wrong. She’s even stated before that she doesn’t like when people tell others about her mistakes. Which is totally understandable. No one likes that, but I’ve explained to her that she is going to make a lot of mistakes, especially at school, and a lot of people are going to see.

So we went through a lot of her trying to justify why she didn’t turn off her iPod. And I told her that she needed to stop making excuses for what happened and admit that she made a mistake. She said she didn’t know how to do that, so I told her how. And she repeated it and didn’t cry or whine about it and all was good.

So I think it’s a step in the right direction. She’s been acting very toddler-ish lately and I hate having to punish her. She’s going to be 6 in a couple months, so I think it’s really important that she learn more on how to be responsible for her actions.

Dunno. Just a thought. We’ll see how it pans out.