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Workin' on my Fitness

Pre ankle break, I was a very busy individual.  I never went to the gym but I hustled at the salon 40 hours a week and I was often out running around the city on my days off.  I rarely had “a lazy day”. I detested going to the gym unless it was to swim. I just lead an active life and that was great. I was fit enough to win the title “Miss Fitness” at the Miss Fuller Woman Pageant. Post ankle break, I settled into a life of complete sedentary.  I sat for my job for 40 hours a week and then sat to chill out after work.  My hard won strength and endurance slowly slipped away. This...

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Here Comes the Sun

 To find salvation in your darkest moment, all you must do is find the sun.  Sometimes we can become so blinded and bound, drowning in the muck of life that we forget the pure joy that feeling the sun on your face.  A quiet moment with my face upturned, my eyes closed and a breeze in my hair is a balm for my soul. During a recent photoshoot with the immensely talented, dream team of Robert Skuja and SaraBella Makeup I found myself enjoying a quiet moment in High Park.  Robert caught me in his magic lens and the rest they say is history. I was nervous to go adventuring solo.  My husband has been with me almost every minute of this...

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Destination: Me

As I sit here in the dark, I struggle with how to start this blog.  I suppose I should start with an introduction.  I’m Vanessa Nash-Gale and I am just your ordinary, run of the mill, everyday beauty queen.  Like, actually. I entered the Miss Fuller Woman Canada competition and was crowned on July 16, 2016.  To say that I’m still shocked is an understatement. I entered the competition with just one goal in mind: to have fun.   Many people speak of their journey, whether that journey is to self-love, self-discovery or weight-loss, each story is their own.  And I 100% cannot relate.  I came from the womb ready to take on the world.  I attack every opportunity with...

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