Being Better

I had several ideas for blog posts this month. I thought about documenting how the progress on my Hippolyta cosplay is going. I considered writing an armor tutorial. I gave serious thought to getting out all of my feelings in regards to the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia …

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Dealing with Cyber Bullies and Internet Creepers

I grew up trying to avoid confrontation at all costs. No part of me enjoyed debating under any circumstances. I didn’t really voice my opinions in a crowd very often, and when social media became more widely used that was no different for me. Last weekend, around 2am, as I …

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Live from Palm Springs Comic Con – Cosplay & Body Positivity

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Panel_2_Cosplay_Body_Positivity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDragons, in case you missed us at PSCC this past weekend, this was our Cosplay and Body Positivity panel w/ Cosplayers Maid of Might and Tara Cosplay. Check their links below! Maid of Might: Twitter: @Maid_of_Might Instagram: @MaidOfMight …

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Luke Cage Special!

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Special_14-Luke_Cage_Pt_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHey Dragons, Rachel, Joel Chorny, and Rowan Rayne joined me to chat about the first 4 episodes of Netflix’s Luke Cage. And maybe we drop some hints about episodes 5 and 6. This is spoiler heavy if you …

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GAME Plan: Call in Reinforcements.

Hey, Dragons! I am officially done with Freeletics as my workout program. The challenge curve was way too steep for me to keep up with. It was equal parts frustrating and disappointing because I was excited when I first started the with the app. This isn’t the first workout program …

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GAME Plan: Freeletics.

Hey, Dragons! I am happy to announce that I have officially completed a full week with the Freeletics app. There are some good things about it and some things that I’m not as thrilled by, but overall I like the program. Most importantly, however, I’ve stuck to a full week …

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GAME Plan: Finding the right motivation.

Hey, Dragons! Have you ever gotten excited about something to the point that you are willing to make major life changes to incorporate it into your life? That’s what happened to me this past week. I’ve never been into cosplay. I thought it might be fun, but as an eternal …

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