Back to the Glitz, but Always Glamorous

It was only a matter of time.  I'm back in the game. As a performer, the process of pageant training has reminded me of the days of ongoing rehearsals, late nights, studying lines, molding myself into a different character, always trying to one-up the other actors, attempting to prove that you're prettier than the lead …

Panties, Poop, Porn, and a Pageant

After a full three months of preparation, I competed in my first pageant.  Natured as a Southern Belle and with Kentucky roots, I was able to follow in my mother's footsteps and demonstrate femininity, class, and maturation in my womanhood.  For that, I am grateful despite the outcome.  I learned so much through my experience, …

Procrastination is Made for Pageanting

The countdown TRULY begins!  In one week, I will finally be competing for the pageant crown and title.  It has definitely been a long, tiring, and costly road, but I am thankful for the experience.  It has taught me so much about myself and becoming a finer woman.  I have tackled learning proper etiquette, sitting …

Countdown to Confidence

As of yesterday, I was officially ONE MONTH AWAY from my pageant weekend 2014.  At this point, I have a mix of emotions.  I am both excited and thrilled, but also semi-scared-out-of-my-wits.  From previous contestants, I heard that this will be one of the longest months of my life, but I'm still ready to knock …

Curly Sistah Sue

When I was a little girl, I loved the movie Curly Sue.  I loved the little girl with a head full of big curly hair, jovial and fun-loving, and I liked watching her because I envisioned myself.  However, at the end of the movie, the biggest heartbreak for me was after leaving her orphan-lifestyle, she was …

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